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  • Let your wallet speak against bigoted Indiana law

    Let your wallet speak against bigoted Indiana law
    Bigotry cloaked in morality is still, in fact, bigotry. Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act, signed into law by Gov. Mike Pence late last week is exactly that—institutionalized bigotry cloaked in morality. In case you missed...
  • Jeb Bush praises Mike Pence for 'religious freedom' law

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has no problem with Indiana's Religious Freedom Act. In a radio interview Monday night with Hugh Hewitt, Bush praised Indiana Gov. Mike Pence for signing the legislation into law. "I think Governor Pence has done the right...
  • Malloy Bans State-Funded Travel To Indiana, Says New Law Discriminatory Toward Gays, Lesbians

    Malloy Bans State-Funded Travel To Indiana, Says New Law Discriminatory Toward Gays, Lesbians
    Taking a stand against an Indiana law he called "disturbing, disgraceful and outright discriminatory" toward gays and lesbians, Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday banned government-funded travel to the Midwestern state. "We should continue to be...
  • Indiana religious freedom act: What's behind the law and the backlash

    Indiana religious freedom act: What's behind the law and the backlash
    When Indiana approved a law designed to allow residents and business owners to use their religious beliefs as reason to deny services to some people, the conservative state braced for some fallout. But the response was quicker and harder after a...
  • Wilco cancels Indianapolis show over Indiana's religious objection law

    Wilco cancels Indianapolis show over Indiana's religious objection law
    Chicago-based band Wilco canceled its upcoming concert in Indianapolis after Indiana enacted a controversial religious freedom law last week. The rock band posted on its Facebook and Twitter pages Monday afternoon that the Indiana Religious Freedom...
  • TV Land's new series 'Younger' examines age discrimination

    PASADENA, Calif. TV Land is getting "Younger." The cable channel is moving away from older-skewing shows like "Hot in Cleveland" and adding programs like the new offering from Darren Star. He was the man who put the sex in the city with "Sex and the...
  • Indiana governor: New law 'not about discrimination'

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn't a mistake to have enacted it. Pence appeared on ABC's "This Week with...
  • Tim Cook: Indiana bill, and similar in other states, are a step back for America

    Tim Cook: Indiana bill, and similar in other states, are a step back for America
    There's something very dangerous happening in states across the country. A wave of legislation, introduced in more than two dozen states, would allow people to discriminate against their neighbors. Some, such as the bill enacted in Indiana last week...
  • Indiana Democrats seek repeal of religious objections law

    Democratic legislators say a full repeal of Indiana's new law on religious objections is the only way to stem the widespread criticism rolling over the state. House Minority Leader Scott Pelath (PEE'-lath) said Monday that step is the only thing that...
  • Top GOP legislators pan Pence over defense of religious law

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is getting some blame from fellow Republicans on how the state's new religious objections law is being perceived around the country. House Speaker Brian Bosma said Monday that Pence raised the specter of the law permitting...
  • Indiana Republicans seek to answer bias question Pence dodged

    Indiana lawmakers are seeking to say what Gov. Mike Pence wouldn't: whether a religious freedom law allows citizens and businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians. "The answer is no," House Speaker Brian Bosma, a Republican, said in a news...