Religious Freedom Act
Georgia House passes 'license to discriminate' bill. Will Governor Deal veto?
Yesterday, the Georgia House passed House Bill 757, which has added further anti-LGBT amendments to Gergia's "license to discriminate" bill. The bill will now go to Governor Nathan Deal for his signature. Despite major resistance from Georgians, businesses, and celebreties with ties in Georgia, the House quickly introduced and voted overwhelmingly in favor of the bill.
Georgia's anti-LGBT 'First Amendment Defense Act' continues to meet resistance
The number of LGBT activists, celebrities, clergy, and companies that have condemned FADA has been growing in the past few weeks with voices such as Delta, Virgin Group, and even the Governor of Georgia uniting in the fight against this harmful anti-LGBT bill.
GLAAD signs letter urging Georgia state leaders to stop discriminatory #FADA bill
GLAAD has signed on to a letter addressed to Georgia government leaders to protest the proposed "First Amendment Defense Act," or FADA, that would legalize discrimination against LGBT people and have negative effects on the state's commerce.
Mississippi businesses take a stand against new anti-LGBT Religious Freedom Act
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed The Religious Freedom Act, the dangerous law allowing LGBT discrimination, on April 3. Mississippi businesses are now standing on the side of equality by displaying LGBT-affirming signs in their windows.