Walmart's stance against gay discrimination fueled Arkansas backlash

April 2, 2015 2:52 PM

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Walmart's stance against gay discrimination fueled Arkansas backlash

The usually conservative company has spoken out on a religious freedom law in its home state.

Arkansas, Walmart's home state, was poised to enact a bill guaranteed religious freedom which some critics charge could be interpreted as condoning discrimination against gay people, until McMillon's statement on the Walmart Twitter feed helped push Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson to ask the legislat...

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