The year’s most controversial piece of state legislation so far has some brands turning their back on Indiana, while others must justify their association with it.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law Thursday, and opponents are arguing it’s one of the most egregious swipes against the rights of gay, lesbian and transgender people. Business Insider explains:
Supporters of the bill say it’s meant to protect business owners from being forced to do things like cater a gay wedding if gay marriage violates their religious beliefs. But opponents of the bill, which includes a number of prominent Indiana businesses … say the bill legalizes discrimination.
This is how Pence announced it on Twitter:
— Governor Mike Pence (@GovPenceIN) March 26, 2015