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  • West Palm Beach mayor bans city travel to Indiana

    Boycott Indiana!  That was the directive from West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio as she ordered a ban on all city travel to the state of Indiana. The move is in response to a law signed last week by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence that allows businesses to refuse...
  • Indiana learns discrimination is bad business

    Indiana learns discrimination is bad business
    The leaders of large corporations have not generally been at the vanguard of civil rights movements in this country. The average CEO is usually more concerned about stock valuations and quarterly dividends than about fighting discrimination. And when...
  • Malloy Issues Executive Order Banning State-Paid Travel to Indiana

    Malloy Issues Executive Order Banning State-Paid Travel to Indiana
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an executive order Monday that bans state-paid travel to Indiana following the passage of a new law there that he said permits discrimination - and said it would be "a wise choice'' to move the women's Final Four basketball...
  • USC AD Pat Haden skipping Playoff meeting in Indianapolis

    USC AD Pat Haden skipping Playoff meeting in Indianapolis
    Pat Haden says he won't attend a meeting of selection committee for the College Football Playoff scheduled for this weekend in Indiana following the passing of the state's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Haden, who is also the athletic director...
  • 3 factors that make Indiana's religion law different from other states'

    3 factors that make Indiana's religion law different from other states'
    Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, signed by Gov. Mike Pence late last week, is virtually identical to a Clinton-era federal law as well as statutes on the books in 19 other states. Nowhere does the Indiana law explicitly authorize...
  • Why Kamala Harris needed to stand up to murderous antigay initiative

    Why Kamala Harris needed to stand up to murderous antigay initiative
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris rightly wants to snuff out the hateful "Sodomite Suppression Act" -- which basically calls for the mass murder of all gay men and women in the state -- before it can gather enough signatures to make the ballot. In...
  • Beyond race, building a movement for economic fairness

    Beyond race, building a movement for economic fairness
    With regard to all the recent public discourse on race and racism, I say this: Highlighting, protesting and reducing instances of excessive force by police is important. Curtailing violent crime among young black men deserves new urgency, especially in...
  • Indiana's anti-gay law deserves a foul call

    Indiana's anti-gay law deserves a foul call
      The fallout from an Indiana law that basically legalizes homophobic discrimination has reached the sports world, just as the state's capital is set to host the Final Four. After Gov. Mike Pence, R, signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act...
  • City Council, mayor seek repeal of religious objections law

    The Indianapolis City Council has joined the mayor in demanding the Indiana General Assembly to either repeal the Religious Freedom Restoration Act or add protections for sexual orientation and gender identity. Mayor Greg Ballard on Monday also issued an...
  • Washington governor: No state-funded travel to Indiana

    Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee says he is imposing an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana after the passage of a new law that critics say has the potential to discriminate against gays and lesbians and others based on religious...
  • 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...