Ron Swanson joins chorus saying no to Indiana: Actor Nick Offerman cancels Indianapolis show
Parks and Recreation actor Nick Offerman announced on Tuesday that he’s canceling the Indianapolis stop on his 2015 summer tour, but will perform on Wednesday at a scheduled show at Indiana University.
Tuesday morning, Offerman — who played Libertarian conservative Ron Swanson — tweeted:
— Nick Offerman (@Nick_Offerman) March 31, 2015
HRC is the Human Rights Campaign, one of the country’s most prominent LGBT rights groups.
Parks and Recreation was set in the mythical Indiana town of Pawnee. Offerman and his wife, Megan Mullally were regulars during the show’s seven seasons on NBC.
Other organizations that are pulling their economic support from the state or boycotting travel to Indiana include Angie’s List — which halted work on a new operation in Indianapolis, the cloud computing company Salesforce, and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, which canceled its 2015 women’s convention in Indianapolis.
The Americana band Wilco announced that it is canceling its Indiana tour stops, as well.
[Hat-tip to Talking Points Memo]