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Indiana’s Largest Newspaper Takes A Powerful Stand Against Anti-Gay Laws (IMAGE)

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You know you messed up when a huge media outlet calls you out.

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Indianapolis Mayor Defies State, Bans Religious Discrimination (VIDEO)

Indianapolis Mayor Defies State, Bans Religious Discrimination (VIDEO)

The largest city in Indiana just shut down the states religious discrimination bill.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Slams ‘Dangerous’ Anti-Gay Religious Freedom Laws In Op-Ed

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“I’m standing up to oppose this new wave of legislation – wherever it emerges.”

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13 Companies Outraged Over Indiana’s Anti-LGBT Law, The State Stands To Lose Billions

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Come on, Indiana. Do the right thing. Stop violating the civil rights of LGBT americans!

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Indiana Restaurant Already Bragging About Discriminating Against Gay People Following ‘Religious Liberty’ Bill

Indiana Restaurant Already Bragging About Discriminating Against Gay People Following ‘Religious Liberty’ Bill

It’s been just days since Indiana signed its “religious liberty” bill and already the first case of discrimination against gay people has emerged.

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence: RFRA Law Isn’t About Hate, But Protecting Gays Isn’t On Agenda

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Pence wants Indiana’s image as a hate state to go away without actually doing anything to stop the hate that is resulting from the law he signed.

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‘We Serve Everyone’ Campaign Positively Combating Anti-Gay Laws, Celebrating Acceptance (VIDEO/IMAGES)

‘We Serve Everyone’ Campaign Positively Combating Anti-Gay Laws, Celebrating Acceptance (VIDEO/IMAGES)

“We’re promoting businesses that practice acceptance and tolerance of everyone!”

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Charles Barkley And Reggie Miller Condemn Indiana Anti-Gay Law, Urge NCAA To Move Final Four

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence and his fellow Republicans are facing one hell of a backlash over the anti-gay law passed they passed on Thursday, and now former NBA greats Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller are blasting them for it.

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Arkansas Gov ‘Will Sign’ Same Anti-LGBT ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill As Indiana (VIDEO)

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Arkansas sees the economic beating Indiana is taking over their pro-discrimination law and says… we want to hammer our economy, too!

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#BoycottIndiana: Big Names React To Passage Of Anti-LGBT ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill (TWEETS)

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#BoycottIndiana has been trending since Gov. Pence signed an anti-LGBT law on Thursday. Big companies, major celebrities, athletes and religious organizations are boycotting the state. See article for tweets!

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Christianity Trumps Equality In Indiana As Governor Signs LGBT Discrimination Bill Into Law

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What will the Christian right say if someone of another religion refuses service on these grounds? “Oh, it’s their right, it’s the law?” Not bloody likely.

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Indiana To Lose Gen Con And Millions In Revenue Over Religious Freedom Act (VIDEO)

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Gen Con, America’s largest gaming convention, has threatened to say adios to Indiana over the “Freedom to Discriminate Act.” Nerds got cash and Indiana stands to lose MILLIONS in annual revenue!

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Indiana House Passes Bill To Make LGBT Couples Less Equal Than Everyone Else

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These bills have been making the rounds in many states. What will happen, however, when someone who ISN’T Christian tries to claim their religious freedom was violated under these laws?

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Shockingly Offensive Note Left On 26-Year-Old Ohio Amputee’s Car (VIDEO)

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The able-bodied letter writer, who initially parked in a spot designated for those with disabilities, wrote ‘you want pity go to a one leg support group.’

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Emily Virgin Stops Okla. ‘Freedom To Discriminate’ Bill In Its Tracks With Bigot Advertisement Provision

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Okla. State Rep. Emily Virgin has the perfect way to stop all of these “religious freedom” bills that are cropping up: Make the bigots own their bigotry in public.

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Anti-Gay Bigotry In Alabama Costs University $15 Million, Because Republicans Are Jerks

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The University of Alabama is feeling the pain inflicted on the state by anti-gay Republicans after a longtime gay couple and former alumni reconsidered leaving the school their $15 million estate.

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Democratic Legislator To Make Homophobic Businesses Publicly Declare They’re Bigots With Genius Amendment

Democratic Legislator To Make Homophobic Businesses Publicly Declare They’re Bigots With Genius Amendment

This amendment to a “religious liberty” bill is genius.

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Kanye West’s Word Salad About Racism May Be The Most Bizarre Thing You Hear All Day (VIDEO)

Kanye West’s Word Salad About Racism May Be The Most Bizarre Thing You Hear All Day (VIDEO)

“It’s like a bouncing ball in a room with two cats…”

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Mich. State Rep. Pans Faith-Based LGBTQ Discrimination To Help Find Foster Kids Forever Homes

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“The Michigan bills are on the wrong side of history. We must put the best interests of the child ahead of the ‘strongly held religious beliefs’ of the agencies.”

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Alabama Republican Bill Allows Discrimination Against Any Couple Who Isn’t White, Christian, And Heterosexual

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“This affects all married individuals, not just those that are LGBT.”

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