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Friday, July 23, Today's Paper Since Republican Gov. Mike Pence ed the bill into law Thursday, Indiana has been widely criticized by businesses and organizations around the nation, as well as on social media with the hashtag boycottindiana.
But state Rep. It adds all kinds of new stuff and it moves us further down the road to discrimination. Among those who attended the rally was Jennifer Fox, a year-old from Indianapolis who was ed by her wife, Erin Fox, and their two boys, ages 5 and 8, and other relatives.
Fox said they married last June on the first day that same-sex marriage became legal in Indiana under a federal court ruling. She believes the religious objections law is a sort of reward to Republican lawmakers and their conservation Christian constituents who strongly opposed allowed the legalization of gay marriage in the state.
Although many Indianapolis businesses have expressed opposition to the law and support for gays and lesbians, Fox worries her family could be turned away from a restaurant or other business and that her sons would suffer emotionally. Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard, a Republican who opposed the law, said he and other city officials would be talking to many businesses and convention planners to counter the uproar the law has caused. Get the latest updates about the coronavirus outbreak — it's FREE! Nation and World News. Share this story.
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Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it’s discriminatory