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Gun Laws Brought Into Question by New Study

Gun Laws Brought Into Question by New Study

Gun laws are being brought into question a by new study, done by North Carolina’s Duke University. Most Americans believe that if a person is deemed dangerous to a specific person or themselves in a court, such individual may not possess firearms. However; only Connecticut, Indiana, and California allow law enforcement, under court order, to temporarily […]

Hypocrisy of Big Companies Practicing Inconsistent Moral Outrage

Hypocrisy of Big Companies Practicing Inconsistent Moral Outrage

Critics say hypocrisy ruled this week as executives of big companies including Apple, The Gap and Salesforce went to the airways to criticize the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) while their corporate profit margins explode from their retail investment in oppressive countries around the world. As these companies rip the Hoosier law they say […]

Fundraiser Started for Homeless LGBT Youth in Response to Pizza Campaign

Fundraiser Started for Homeless LGBT Youth in Response to Pizza Campaign

A viral fundraiser started last week, to support a pizza shop in Indiana, that closed its doors after saying they would not serve gays for their weddings. The comments came after the signing of the RFRA laws in Indiana, that would allow a business to turn away people for being LGBT, based on that business’ […]

LGBT People and Allies Celebrate RFRA ‘Fix’

LGBT People and Allies Celebrate RFRA ‘Fix’

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals and their allies are celebrating Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s decision to amend, or ‘fix’ the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The initial law was passed on March 25, 2015 and revised on April 2, 2015 after the uproar that resulted in performers canceling shows in the state, businesses […]

Indiana University Releases Statement on Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Indiana University Releases Statement on Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Indiana University has released a statement expressing its appreciation and support for clarifying the language in the Religious Freedom Restoration Act bill, that was signed into law this week. Officials from Indiana University stated the law will undoubtedly provide protection for discrimination, in any form, on the basis of an individual’s sexual orientation, race, religion, […]

Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Pizza Shop to Not Cater Gay Weddings

Religious Freedom Restoration Act: Pizza Shop to Not Cater Gay Weddings

The owners and operators of an Indiana family-run pizza restaurant will decline to cater a same-sex marriage under the state’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act. The controversial law has caused uproar in Indiana and throughout the country in the past week. Crystal O’Connor, one of the owners of Memories Pizza, located in Walkerton, stated if […]

North Carolina Introducing RFRA Laws

North Carolina Introducing RFRA Laws

Following in the footsteps of Indiana, North Carolina has chosen to introduce their own version of the Religious Freedoms Reformation Act (RFRA) laws. This is not the first state to choose to continue forward with the passing of this bill, as Arkansas has also decided to move forward with a version of the law that […]

Tim Cook, the Technology Industry and Discrimination Laws

Tim Cook, the Technology Industry and Discrimination Laws

Tim Cook, CEO of technology giant, Apple, Inc. is concerned about Indiana’s new law that could allow for the discrimination of the LGBT community. Indiana calls this “religious freedom.” The law says actions taken by the state or local government cannot significantly compound one’s freedom of religion. This law is called the Religious Freedom Restoration […]

Boycott on Indiana Extends to More Cities and States

Boycott on Indiana Extends to More Cities and States

The boycott on Indiana extended even further on Monday, as more cities and even states have chosen to ban taxpayer funded travel to the state. In the state of Washington, Governor Jay Inslee has issued an administration wide ban on travel paid for by the state to Indiana. Nearby in Portland, Oregon, Mayor Charlie Hales, […]

Connecticut Governor Bans State Funded Travel to Indiana

Connecticut Governor Bans State Funded Travel to Indiana

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy, is the latest politician to step into the fray of the Religious Freedoms Restoration Act (RFRA) controversy, and has now banned state funded travel to Indiana. In a move that follows in the footsteps of the mayors of both San Francisco and Seattle, Malloy has announced that he is signing an […]

Indiana Governor Defends Law, Refuses to Add Protections for LGBT People

Indiana Governor Defends Law, Refuses to Add Protections for LGBT People

Indiana Governor Mike Pence, sat down with the media to discuss the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and his reactions to the outcry against his state, after the controversial signing of the bill on Thursday. Pence seemed to be shocked by the response his signing the bill into law has received. In an interview with […]

Butler University Releases Statement About Indiana Law

Butler University Releases Statement About Indiana Law

The president of Butler University, James Danko, has chosen to weigh-in on the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), that was signed into law on Thursday, by Indiana Governor Mike Pence. This law has created quite a controversy as businesses, and even other cities across the country have chosen to take a stand against a law […]

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