“The moves came amid growing pressure from corporations to avoid curbing LGBT protections.” No, it’s happening because the queers can’t have their way so they whine and this piece of shit bowed his knee because the queers whined and some corporations said they would leave. Time to make them put up or shut up. He could probably get better people to come to the state. That’s the problem now…..everybody thinks they HAVE to cave in to a bunch of low-life wanna-be’s that spread disease and disaster with everything they touch. <ADMIN>
The backlash against efforts to weaken anti-discrimination protections for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people took sharp turns on Monday, when Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced he will veto a controversial religious freedom bill and activists sued North Carolina’s governor over a law that blocked cities from passing their own protections.
Gov. Deal’s decision came amid rising pressure from companies that work and hold events in Georgia, including Hollywood figures and the NFL, to avoid signing a law that would have allowed businesses and clergy to refuse services to people based on their religious opposition to same-sex marriage. The bill’s opponents include Comcast and NBCUniversal, parent companies of NBC News. […]