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Indiana Culture War Over Gay Rights Worries Business Leaders

CORPORATE | By Brian Slodysko | Feb 8
Downtown Indianapolis was once so desolate that men armed with shotguns hunted pigeons on Sundays among empty buildings and a trash-strewn river canal.

Michigan 'Dog Bill' Proposes Steep Jail Time for 'Sodomy'

CRIME | Feb 6
The Michigan state senate has approved an animal protection bill that would incidentally reinforce the state's already existing -- and unconstitutional -- ban on same-sex intimacy.

Indiana Senate Panel Kills Religious Objections Proposal

NATIONAL | Jan 27
An Indiana Senate committee has killed a bill that would have thrown out the state's contentious religious objections law and replaced it with more robust protections for the rights of worship, speech and bearing arms.

Tenn. County's Plan: Overturn, Outlaw Marriage Equality

FAMILY | By John Riley | Jan 2
Opponents of same-sex marriage hope to gain support from at least 38 of the 50 states to push for a constitutional convention to overturn the Supreme Court's ruling.

Bobby Jindal Sued Over Anti-Gay Executive Order

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Jul 5
The ACLU Foundation of Louisiana, the Forum for Equality Foundation and six individual plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit challenging an executive order issued by the Louisiana governor that would allow people to discriminate against same-sex couples.

New Coalitions for Some? Or for All?

NATIONAL | By Caleb Rainey | Jun 14
When men like Griffin and the people who belong to this "new coalition" attain their marriage equality rights, will they still be in the fight? Or will we see them and their funding disappear as so many of us still struggle?

Duggar Begs For Cash to Jump Start Anti-Gay Law

POLITICS | By EDGE | May 1
Josh Duggar is calling on followers of the Southern Poverty Law Center designated anti-gay hate group Family Research Council to dig into their wallets to help enact a stalled piece of anti-gay legislation masked as a "religious freedom" law.

Pot, Meet Kettle: Virginia, Meet Indiana

POLITICS | By John Riley | Apr 11
Virginia had its own run-in with RFRA-style laws earlier in the year when Del. Bob Marshall introduced measures that would allow licensed businesses and state contractors to discriminate against LGBT people under the guise of religious freedom.

NCAA Says It Will Monitor Impacts of Indiana Religious Law

NATIONAL | By Ralph D. Russo | Mar 27
With the Final Four a week away from shining a spotlight on Indianapolis, NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday that the governing body for college sports is concerned about an Indiana law that could allow businesses to discriminate against gay people.

Alabama Bill Would Allow Adoption Agencies to Turn Away Same-Sex Couples

NATIONAL | Mar 25
An Alabama lawmaker wants to make sure that faith-based adoption agencies can refuse to place children with same-sex couples.

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