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Washington governor joins boycott: No state-funded travel to Indiana

Monday, March 30, 2015
Gov. Jay Inslee (D-Wash.)
Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee has imposed 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 LGBT individuals. [...]

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Out Army veteran named chair of West Point Board of Visitors

Monday, March 30, 2015
Brenda Sue Fulton
A 1980 West Point graduate active in the fight for gay rights in the military has been named chairwoman of the board that reviews programs at the U.S. Military Academy. [...]

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Chris Cuomo breaks down how Indiana’s ‘religious freedom’ law legalizes discrimination

Monday, March 30, 2015
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Peter Sprigg, senior fellow for policy studies at the anti-gay Family Research Council, debates Indiana's "religious freedom" law with CNN "New Day" host Chris Cuomo. [...]

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Connecticut governor bans state funded travel to Indiana over ‘religious freedom’ law

Monday, March 30, 2015
Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-Conn.)
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has signed an executive order barring state spending on travel to Indiana and any other state enacting legislation that protects religious freedoms but ultimately discriminates against gays and others groups. [...]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘There’s something very dangerous happening in states across the country’

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Tim Cook
Apple CEO Tim Cook is calling on colleagues leading other major companies to take a stand against so-called “religious freedom” legislation similar to one enacted in Indiana. [...]

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Pence refuses to answer ‘yes or no’ on Indiana anti-LGBT discrimination – eight times

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.)
The HRC highlights the eight times that Indiana governor Mike Pence ducked, dodged, and declined to answer simple, straightforward questions Sunday about the state's religious freedom law and whether discrimination against LGBT Hoosiers should be illegal. [...]

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Rand Paul: Same-sex marriage is the result of a ‘moral crisis’ in America

Friday, March 27, 2015
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
“Don’t always look to Washington to solve anything. In fact, the moral crisis we have in our country, there is a role for us trying to figure out things like marriage..." [...]

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‘Star Trek’ star George Takei calls for Indiana boycott over anti-LGBT law

Friday, March 27, 2015
George Takei
The "Star Trek" actor also known for his gay and civil rights activism said on his popular Facebook page he wants "socially responsible companies (to) withdraw their business, conferences and support" from Indiana. [...]

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Salesforce cancels all travel to Indiana, won’t subject customers or employees to discrimination

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Marc Benioff
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has made good on a threat that his $4 billion company would "dramatically reduce" its investment in Indiana in response to an anti-LGBT religious freedom law. [...]

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Okla. Senator wants to allow government contractors to discriminate against same-sex couples

Thursday, March 26, 2015
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.)
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) wants to allow businesses and organizations access to government contracts and other federal funds even if they discriminate against married, same-sex couples. [...]

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