Businesses: Indiana's gay discrimination is bad for all of us
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:03:47 GMT
Business leaders are pushing back against an Indiana law that allows them to refuse service to gay people on religious grounds. The controversial law gives businesses owners who oppose homosexuality for religious reasons the right to turn away gay, lesbian and transgender people.
Kentucky crushes West Virginia and its game plan in NCAA...
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:02:21 GMT
What unrealistic wishing and hapless hoping made anyone think Kentucky 78, West Virginia 39 in the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 at The Q could be a game? Last weekend in Louisville, Kentucky coach John Calipari as much as said the center piece of West Virginia's game plan wouldn't work -- pressing his team, contesting every inch of floor, trying to discombobulate a team that can keep its composure under pressure because it applies so much of it itself. "Let me say this, in this tournament --and I've coached in many -- you're never pressing the best teams into submission," said Calipari.
Indiana Governor Signs 'Religious Freedom' Bill
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:08:51 GMT
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a controversial "religious freedom" bill that could allow businesses and individuals to deny services to gays on religious grounds, in a move that prompted protests from some business leaders. Supporters of the bill, which was passed overwhelmingly by both chambers of the Republican-controlled state legislature, say it will keep the government from forcing business owners to act in ways contrary to strongly held religious beliefs.
Miley Cyrus, Ashton Kutcher Slam Indiana Governor over Anti-Gay Legislation
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:00:00 GMT
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is feeling the heat from Hollywood after signing a bill into law that many fear will lead to discrimination against gay people. Miley Cyrus was the most blunt in her criticism, calling Pence an expletive for approving the "religious objections" legislation, which would prohibit state and local laws that "substantially burden" the ability of people, and businesses, to follow their religious beliefs.
Hillary Launch Strategy: listening tour, low-key settings, humility...
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:32:15 GMT
Hap-PY Friday! SCOOP DU JOUR "Hillary's launch plan: Come down to earth ... [C]ampaign-in-waiting is plotting a listening tour to re-introduce her to Real America," by Glenn Thrush: After her April announcement, "Clinton ... will embark on a short tour that will almost certainly include Iowa ... to interact with voters in a series of events, most ... in low-key settings. ... [H]er team is keen to speed her transition from aloof global personality to the kind of down-to-earth campaigner who emerged during the latter half of the 2008 primary season when she barnstormed ... Ohio, West Virginia and Indiana.
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