Tag : anti-LGBTQ discrimination
title : Georgia Governor Vetoes Proposed Religious Exemptions' Bill, Baptists Vow Debate Not Over
summary : Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal (R) on Tuesday vetoed legislation designed to protect state residents acting on their religious beliefs, including opponents of same-sex marriage. House Bill 757 is a proposed, controversial law that critics, and a mounting number of prominent Georgia business owners, contend would legalize anti-LGBTQ discrimination. Groups that supported the bill, including the Georgia Baptist Mission Board, indicate they will fight to revive the legislation.
date : Mar 30, 2016 09:16 AM EDT
title : Disney, Marvel Movie Studios Join Threats to Boycott Georgia If Anti-Gay Bill Becomes Law
summary : Walt Disney Co. and its associated Marvel Studios film unit managers will refuse to make future movies in Georgia if the state's Gov. Nathan Deal (R) signs a proposed, controversial law that critics contend would legalize anti-LGBTQ discrimination, a company spokesman said Wednesday. Deal has until May 3 to decide whether to sign it. If he does nothing, it will automatically become law without his signature.
date : Mar 24, 2016 05:34 PM EDT