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USC Athletic director, ‘proud father of a gay son,’ skips Indiana playoff meeting

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Pat Haden
Southern California athletic director Pat Haden will not attend the College Football Playoff selection committee meeting in Indianapolis this week because of a new Indiana religious-freedom law [...]

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Four kinds of discrimination Indiana governor Mike Pence doesn’t ‘abhor’

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Gov. Mike Pence (R-Ind.)
“No one should be harassed or mistreated because of who they are, who they love, or what they believe," says Mike Pence. But his track record on several issues, including LGBT rights, suggests otherwise.
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Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz express support for Indiana’s ‘religious freedom’ law

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Jeb Bush (left) and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)
GOP presidential contender Sen. Ted Cruz and likely candidate Jeb Bush, expressed support Monday for Indiana's controversial religious freedom bill that critics charge is a license to discriminate against gays and lesbians. [...]

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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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