Apple CEO Tim Cook is the latest tech exec to take a stand against Indiana’s new anti-gay law.
Cook took to Twitter Friday to criticize the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed into law in Indiana on Thursday and will allow business owners to refuse to serve LGBT customers on the grounds of religion.
Apple is open for everyone. We are deeply disappointed in Indiana's new law and calling on Arkansas Gov. to veto the similar #HB1228.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) March 27, 2015
Arkansas is considering a similar bill that would protect individuals and corporations from denying service to members of the LGBT community.
Tim Cook came out as gay in October. Apple didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
Following news of the Indiana law on Thursday, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff canceled all of the company’s events in the state.
“Today we are canceling all programs that require our customers/employees to travel to Indiana to face discrimination,” Benioff tweeted.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association also expressed concern over the law on Thursday.
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