Salesforce CEO says employees won’t travel to Indiana

We are forced to dramatically reduce our investment in IN based on our employee's & customer's outrage over the Religious Freedom Bill. — Marc Benioff (@Benioff) March 26, 2015 Today we are canceling all programs that require our customers/employees to travel to Indiana to face discrimination. http://t.co/SvTwyCHxvE — Marc Benioff…

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LGBT Discrimination Bill Signed into Law by Indiana Governor Mike Pence

SB-101 Bill Signing Ceremony

Today Governor Mike Pence signed SB 101 into law, which will allow people and businesses to discriminate against LGBT Hoosiers on the basis of religion. The bill has a broad impact which will not require businesses to meet any sort of substantial-burden test illustrating how serving LBGT Hoosiers “substantially burdens…

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Indiana House rejects all amendments to RFRA “license to discriminate” bill

Indiana House Vote on RFRA Amendments

This morning the Indiana House of Representatives rejected all 4 amendments proposed to SB 101 the ‘RFRA’ bill that would open the door to allowing Hoosiers to discriminate against LGBT citizens under the guise of “religious freedom.” The amendments were intended to protect child safety (religious-owned daycare businesses in Indiana…

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News: Indiana House committee approves religious discrimination bill; RFRA will move to House Chamber

Full Text of Senate Bill 101 Why SB101 will have a negative impact on trans hoosiers Via Indianapolis Star: Indiana House panel OKs religious freedom bill An Indiana House committee today approved controversial religious freedom legislation that could protect business owners who don’t want to provide services for same-sex weddings.…

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