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Fight Over 'Religious Freedom' Objection Proposals Shift to Arkansas

RELIGION | By Andrew Demllo | Mar 31
The fight over "religious freedom" proposals facing increasing criticism from businesses and advocates who call them a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians has shifted toward Arkansas,

Washington Gov. Joins Boycott: No State Funded Travel to Indiana

NATIONAL | Mar 31
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 others based on religious beliefs

Indiana Governor: 'We're Not Going to Change the Law'

NATIONAL | Mar 30
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he is "not going to change" the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination.

NCAA Says It Will Monitor Impacts of Indiana Religious Law

NATIONAL | By Ralph D. Russo | Mar 27
With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

Indiana Officials Look to Stem Religious Objections Fallout

NATIONAL | By Tom Davies | Mar 27
The wave of protests from businesses and on social media over Indiana's new religious objections law has many local officials working to counter the criticism.

Indiana Gov. Set to Sign 'License to Discriminate' Bill

POLITICS | By Tom Davies | Mar 26
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is expected to sign into law Thursday a religious objections bill that some convention organizers and business leaders have opposed amid concern it could allow discrimination against gay people.

Indiana Lawmakers Send Religious Objection Bill to Governor

RELIGION | By Tom Davies | Mar 25
A religious objection bill that opponents say could legalize discrimination against gays cleared the Indiana Senate on Tuesday, positioning the state to become the first to enact such a change this year ahead of an expected SCOTUS ruling on gay marriage

Takei Calls for Boycott of Ind., Gamers Threaten to Leave

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 25
LGBT activist George Takei is calling for a boycott of Indiana and a popular gaming convention has threatened to pack it up if Republican Gov. Mike Pence signs the anti-gay bill currently sitting on his desk.

Some Indiana Gay Marriages Could Be Invalid

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 15
The Indiana attorney general's office says same-sex couples who married in the two days after the state's gay marriage ban was first struck down in June should confirm their marriages were properly recorded.

ACLU: Gay Marriage 'Now a Reality' in Indiana

NATIONAL | By Tom LoBianco | Oct 6
Supporters of same-sex marriage in Indiana say they are "ecstatic" that the Supreme Court has rejected Indiana's appeal of rulings finding a ban on such unions unconstitutional.

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