These Events Were Canceled Because Of Indiana's New Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom' Law

March 31, 2015 3:27 PM

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These Events Were Canceled Because Of Indiana's New Anti-Gay 'Religious Freedom' Law

WASHINGTON -- Indiana has been facing a national backlash after Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed a "religious freedom" bill into law last week that could open the door to discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act would allow any individual or corporation to cite religious beliefs as a defense when sued by a private party.

The criticism is already hitting the state economically. The governors of Connecticut and Washington have imposed bans on state-funded travel to Indiana. Organizers of Gen Con, which has been called the largest gaming convention in the country, are also considering no longer having their event in In...

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