20th May 2015
Bobby Jindal vows to force through ‘religious freedom’ law with executive order 10
9:25 AM — Just hours after a bill to protect "religious freedom" failed in Louisiana, Governor Bobby Jindal said he would force through a measure to protect it using an Executive Order.
18th May 2015
Jeb Bush: Christian business should be allowed to refuse to serve same-sex weddings 14
2:15 PM — Republican Jeb Bush said Christian business owners should "absolutely" be allowed to refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings.
5th May 2015
Alabama Senate hearing bill to allow religious objections to any marriage 7
4:54 PM — A Senate committee in Alabama is hearing a proposal to allow people to refuse to perform any marriage for any reason.
28th April 2015
GoFundMe shuts down donations for anti-gay bakery 4
1:17 PM — The donation site has rejected a fundraiser for the bakery ordered to pay damages to a lesbian couple.
25th April 2015
Oregon bakery ordered to pay $135,000 damages to lesbian couple 76
12:56 PM — A bakery that refused to make a cake for a lesbian couple's wedding has been ordered to pay damages.
16th April 2015
Louisiana Governor wants tougher ‘Religious Freedom’ bill 18
3:22 PM — Governor Bobby Jindal wants to push ahead with a bill specifying discrimination for same-sex marriage.
14th April 2015
Indiana hires PR firm to re-build its image 11
11:48 AM — In the wake of the ''Religious Freedom" bill, Indiana wants to remind the world it is a welcoming place.
6th April 2015
Watch: Indiana Home Shopping spoof pokes fun at state’s ‘religious freedom’ law 4
6:39 PM — Funny or Die has released a skit poking fun at Indiana's new 'religious freedom' law permitting businesses to refuse service to gay people.
4th April 2015
Arnold Schwarzenegger slams fellow Republicans over ‘religious freedom’ laws 9
10:41 AM — Former Governor of California tells Republicans they need to focus on more important issues or risk losing support.
3rd April 2015
Ann Coulter: ‘People would rather risk getting Ebola that being called a homophobe’ 59
4:35 PM — Conservative commentator Ann Coulter criticised Christians for being "cowards" over religious freedom.
Five Georgia florists say they won’t serve gays 30
1:35 PM — Five different florists in Davis County all said they'd refuse to serve a gay ceremony.
Fundraiser for anti-gay Indiana pizzeria raises $485,000 118
10:56 AM — A donation fund set up for restaurant owners who said they'd refuse to serve a gay wedding has reached $485,000.
2nd April 2015
Feature: What do LGBT people in Indiana think of ‘Boycott Indiana’? 13
7:03 PM — After calls to boycott Indiana over the state's 'religious freedom' law, Skylar Baker-Jordan looks at what LGBT people in the state actually think.
Son of Arkansas governor: I’m happy my dad’s not signing ‘religious freedom’ bill 9
5:37 PM — The son of the Governor of Arkansas has praised his father for taking his advice and refusing to sign a bill to allow businesses to refuse to serve gay people.
Companies who’ve condemned ‘religious freedom’ bills 1
5:20 PM — We look at some of the businesses and organisations who've spoken out against "religious freedom" bills across the US.
Michigan governor says he will veto ‘religious freedom’ bill 7
4:21 PM — Governor Rick Snyder has said he will veto the Religious Freedom Restoration Act if it is presented to him.
Indiana ‘religious freedom’ law updated to protect LGBT people 12
3:08 PM — Indiana lawmakers announced they've reached an agreement to update the controversial new law.
1st April 2015
Governor of Arkansas: My own son signed petition telling me not to sign anti-gay law 12
7:45 PM — The Republican Governor of Arkansas has said his own son signed a petition calling on him not to sign a bill to allow businesses to refuse to serve gay people.
Indiana takeaway owners: We won’t serve pizza to same-sex weddings 47
6:23 PM — The owners of a pizza shop in Indiana have said they intend to use the state's new 'religious freedom' law to refuse to serve same-sex weddings.
Arkansas passes religious freedom law 7
1:43 PM — Arkansas has closely followed Indiana in passing its own "Religious Freedom Restoration" bill which allows discrimination.