Tag: Indiana

Trump Attacks LGBT Community with Bogus 'Religious Freedom Day'

President Donald Trump declared January 16 “Religious Freedom Day.” Presidents make this proclamation every year, but Trump’s “religious freedom” says businesses should have the right to discriminate by letting them refuse to serve LGBT people based solely on their sexual orientation or gender identity. “No American whether a nun, nurse,…

Republicans Seek to Criminalize, Deter Peaceful Protesting

Republicans in eight states have proposed bills that would criminalize peaceful protesting a right that is guaranteed by the First Amendment. Initially, legislationwas proposed in five states: Iowa, Michigan, Washington State, Minnesota and North Dakota. The bill in North Dakota says motorists can freely run over protesters as long as…

Gov. Mike Pence Accused of Voter Suppression

A progressive advocacy group is accusing Indiana Gov. and Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence of voter suppression after police launched an investigation into numerous cases of “voter fraud.” In a series of ads that will appear in print, online and on the radio, Patriot Majority USA alleges Pence is…

North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Stance Forces NBA to Move All-Star Game

The NBA on Thursday announced it is moving its 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte, North Carolina, due to the league’s objections to the state’s anti-LGBT stance. The move could cost the city and state a reported $100 million in lost revenue, and that is on top of considerable revenue…