Gov. Pence Signs Anti-Discrimination Bill For Hoosier Veterans (VIDEO)

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive
By Rachelle Spence - 21Alive

April 29, 2014 Updated May 1, 2014 at 7:07 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed a bill into law today that will prevent employers from discriminating against veterans in the Hoosier state.

The bill was signed into law right here in Fort Wayne at the Indiana Air National Guard Headquarters 122nd Fighter Wing.

House Bill 12-42 will make it Illegal for an employer to refuse an applicant based on their status as a veteran, national guard member, or an individual in the reserves.

Click on the video for a live look at today's proceedings.

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