When the corporate types protest legislative action - the Repubs may, I repeat MAY, start to think a bit deeper before passing certain bills.
Then there are the 'nice' people defending their 'religious liberty''Angie's List canceling Eastside expansion over RFRA
The continuing blowback over Indiana's new "religious freedom" law hit home Saturday, with Indianapolis-based Angie's List announcing it is canceling a $40 million headquarters expansion.
The decision is a direct result of passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, co-founder and chief executive officer Bill Oesterle said Saturday.
The proposed expansion of the online consumer ratings service was touted to add 1,000 good-paying jobs over five years and help revitalize a struggling Eastside neighborhood.
"Angie's List is open to all and discriminates against none," Oesterle said, "and we are hugely disappointed in what this bill represents."
One Restaurant Already Celebrated ‘Religious Liberty’ By Turning Away Gays
'The business owner, who would not give his name or the name of his business, said he had told some LGBT “people” that equipment was broken in his restaurant and he couldn’t serve them even though it wasn’t and other people were already eating at the tables. “So, yes, I have discriminated,” he told RadioNOW 100.9 hosts. The hosts were surprised the owner said he was okay with discriminating.
“Well, I feel okay with it because it’s my place of business, I pay the rent, I’ve built it with all my money and my doing. It’s my place; I can do whatever I want with it,” he said. “They can have their lifestyle and do their own thing in their own place or with people that want to be with them.”