28th March 2015
Listen: Indiana restaurant owner pledges to refuse service to gays 50
1:46 PM — A restaurant owner in Indiana has said he plans to use the state's new anti-gay law to refuse service to gay people.
27th March 2015
San Francisco mayor bans trips to Indiana over anti-gay law 5
6:50 PM — The Mayor of San Francisco has banned all city-funded trips to the state of Indiana, after it enacted an anti-gay law.
$4 billion corporation to boycott Indiana over anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ law 12
6:14 PM — The founder and CEO of a $4 billion software corporation has announced it will "dramatically reduce" investment in the state after it passed a controversial bill that allows organisations to discriminate based on religious objection.
Governor wants ‘Religious freedom’ for Arkansas 11
3:35 PM — Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson wants Indiana's religious freedom law for his state too.
26th March 2015
Indiana: Governor signs ‘religious freedom’ bill into law 14
3:03 PM — The Governor of Indiana, Mike Pence, has signed the controversial bill that allows organisations to discriminate.
25th March 2015
Indiana gaming convention threatens to leave state over ‘Religious freedom’ bill 15
11:13 AM — Gen Con, a major gaming convention held in Indiana, has threatened to move its event out the state if "Religious freedom" bill passes.
22nd March 2015
Republicans compare discriminating against gays to buying ethically-sourced meat 11
2:09 PM — Two Republican Members of Congress have compared businesses who want to discriminate against gays to a restaurant chain ethically sourcing meat.
13th March 2015
US: Elton John speaks out against Georgia ‘religious freedom’ bill 11
11:31 AM — Elton John has spoken out against a proposed law in the US state of Georgia, which would give business owners a "license to discriminate" against gay people.
26th February 2015
Indiana Senate passes ‘religious freedom’ bill 45
1:05 PM — The Indiana Senate has passed a bill allowing businesses to discriminate against LGBT people in the name of "religious freedom".
11th July 2014
UK: Councillor claims ‘politically correct Gestapo’ responsible for gay cake row 17
12:35 PM — A councillor has claimed that a "politically correct Gestapo" is targeting Christian businesses, following a row over a Christian bakery.
6th July 2014
US: Mississippi law legalising anti-gay discrimination now in effect 26
5:59 PM — A Mississippi law that legalises anti-gay discrimination on the grounds of 'religious freedom' has come into effect.
27th June 2014
Poll: 61% of Americans think wedding businesses should be required to serve gays 3
7:15 PM — According to a new poll, 61% of Americans think businesses in the wedding trade should be required to serve same-sex couples.
21st June 2014
UK: Christian B&B owner ‘delighted’ with judge’s call for more religious freedom 81
3:34 PM — A Christian B&B owner who went to court after turning away a gay couple says she is "delighted" the judge who ruled in her case has called for more religious freedom protections.
14th June 2014
US: LGBT groups drop support of anti-discrimination law ENDA over ‘religious freedom’ exemption 11
1:21 PM — Several prominent LGBT groups have dropped their support of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act over a 'religious freedom' exemption.
4th June 2014
US: Mississippi’s largest city rejects anti-gay ‘religious freedom’ law 1
7:32 PM — Mississippi's largest city, Jackson, has rejected a "religious freedom" law which allows businesses to discriminate against LGBT people.
11th May 2014
Family Research Council: Clergy who want to perform same-sex marriages don’t deserve religious freedom 30
2:41 PM — The head of the Family Research Council has claimed that clergy who want to perform same-sex marriage do not deserve religious freedom.
10th May 2014
US: Oregon ‘turn away the gays’ ballot scrapped 3
2:22 PM — A campaign in favour of a ballot to allow a 'religious freedom' exemption to anti-discrimination laws in Oregon has been dropped.
28th April 2014
AFA: Shops who display ‘We Don’t Discriminate’ stickers are bullying Christians 156
7:52 PM — The American Family Association has claimed that by pledging not to discriminate against their customers, Mississippi businesses are 'bullying' Christians.
13th April 2014
US: Mississippi shops resist ‘religious freedom’ law with ‘we don’t discriminate’ stickers 15
2:30 PM — Hundreds of Mississippi shops and businesses are protesting against the state's new 'religious freedom' law, with window stickers assuring customers they would never use it to refuse them service.
4th April 2014
US: Governor of Mississippi signs law legalising anti-gay discrimination 11
1:33 PM — The Governor of the US state of Mississippi has signed into law a bill which could allow anti-gay discrimination by religious business owners.