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Andrew Cuomo Bans Non-Essential State Travel To Indiana Because Of New Anti-Gay Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) has issued a ban on all non-essential state-sponsored travel to Indiana, citing the new anti-gay "religious freedom" la...

Gap, Levi's Join Other Big Companies Protesting Anti-Gay Laws

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.31.2015 | Business

The companies' CEOs issued a joint statement against the measures in Indiana and Arkansas.

Here Are 17 Major Companies Protesting States' New Anti-Gay Laws

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business

See who's taking a stand.

Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Deeply Disappointed' In Indiana's New Anti-Gay Law

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.27.2015 | Business

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 on Thursday and will allow business owners to claim religious beliefs if they are sued for refusing to serve LGBT couples.

Salesforce CEO Cancels Company Events In Indiana After Passage of Anti-Gay Law

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.26.2015 | Business

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff canceled the company’s events in Indiana over a new law that could protect business owners who refuse to serve LGBT couples.

California Attorney General Asks For Permission To Throw Out 'Shoot The Gays' Initiative

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is asking for permission to toss out the now-notorious Sodomite Suppression Act, an outrageous ballot propos...

Uganda's Anti-Gay Law and America's Right Hand

Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. | Posted 08.20.2014 | Religion
Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.

While every American has a right to free exercise, I believe two initiatives of the U.S. government, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and the G.W. Bush administration's expansion of the Faith-Based Initiative, have perpetuated a very asymmetrical view of religious freedom.

It Ain't All Duck Dynasty Out Here

Anthony Flaccavento | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics
Anthony Flaccavento

What the small businesses of Arizona, the farmers of Missouri and the coal miners of southwest Virginia are not, is stupid. The zealots in the Arizona legislature may have finally awakened this bunch, which might well be more than they'd bargained for.

Russian Activist Charged For Pro-Gay Protest

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Russia's ban on "gay propaganda" is set to get one of its first big tests, following the charging of a young man arrested for holding up a pro-gay sig...

More Dems Come Out Against Anti-Gay Law At Olympics

The Huffington Post | Katie Burkhart | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) are the latest to join the growing backlash against Russia's anti-gay restr...

'Homosexual Conduct' STILL Listed As Criminal Offense In Texas Penal Code

Mother Jones | Posted 06.13.2011 | Politics

Eight years after the Supreme Court deemed Texas' anti-sodomy statute unconstitutional, the state's penal code still lists "homosexual conduct" as a c...