Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he doesn’t see an urgent need to expand workplace anti-discrimination protections for gay and lesbian state employees after lawmakers reworked a religious objections measure to address concerns it was discriminatory.
CA Gay Woman Who Donated $20 To Fundraiser For Indiana Pizzeria That Won’t Cater Same-Sex Marriages Urges ‘Tolerance’
A Southern California gay woman taught a lesson in tolerance to progressives and conservatives alike when she donated $20 to the GoFundMe page for the Indiana Pizzeria that won’t cater same-sex marriages.
Less than two weeks after the CEO of Salesforce implored business leaders to pull out of Indiana in protest of a new religious freedom law, the company is thanking state lawmakers for changing the legislation.
The mayors of San Francisco and Oakland ended restrictions on city-funded travel to Indiana Tuesday in response to an amendment passed last week to the state’s controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Dozens of the marchers carried rainbow flags, American flags and Indiana state flags as well as signs reading “No hate in our state,” “Equal rights for all” and other messages.
Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates joined the mayors of Oakland and San Francisco in asking city officials and Bay Area residents to join the boycott against the state of Indiana in response to the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Schwarzenegger Is Furious — Pens Op-Ed Warning ‘Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law Is Bad For Republicans’
Schwarzenegger: “As an American, I’m incredibly concerned about what happened in Indiana this week and the threat of similar laws being passed in other states. As a Republican, I’m furious.”
Salesforce CEO Offers $50,000 In Relocation For Employees Uncomfortable With Indiana Law’s Effect On Gays
If Salesforce employees are uncomfortable working in Indiana, CEO Marc Benioff is helping transfer them out of state, sometimes with a $50,000 relocation package.
Jeb Bush Changes View On Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law After Meeting With Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff In San Francisco
Bush had previously said he was a staunch supporter of the law, and that Indiana Governor Mike Pence was right to sign it.
Indiana, Arkansas Approve Revised Religious Objections Laws Amid Worries Of Anti-LGBT Discrimination
Lawmakers in Arkansas and Indiana passed legislation Thursday that they hoped would quiet the national uproar over new religious objections laws that opponents say are designed to offer a legal defense for anti-gay discrimination.