Indiana dating bill 2016
She claimed that SB 101 was too vague and could hurt the image of Indiana by perpetuating the idea that the people of Indiana could and would discriminate gender and sexual identities by masking them with religious beliefs.
The Governor signed the approved bill into law three days later, and the law became effective on July 1, 2015.
Technology company said it would halt its plans to expand in the state, Opponents of the law claim that it is targeted against LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people and other groups.
Proponents of the law claim that it protects free exercise of religion and freedom of conscience.
said of the public and media's response to the bill, "This is a false narrative created by the left to say that we are somehow evil people by embracing biblical beliefs." The Republican mayor of Indianapolis, Greg Ballard, issued a statement against the bill: "I had hoped the State house wouldn't move in this direction on RFRA, but it seems as if the bill was a fait accompli from the beginning.
I don't believe this legislation truly represents our state or our capital city. The law's signing was met with criticism by such organizations as the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Tim Cook (CEO of Apple Inc.), Subaru of America, the gamer convention Gen Con, and the Disciples of Christ.