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House Speaker Brian Bosma speaks during an interview with WISH-TV (Screenshot)

WATCH: Indiana GOP leader admits ‘No Gays Allowed’ sign would be legal in most of the state

Indiana does not have a state law that prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine - (State of Ohio)

Ohio attorney general: Gays already have too much power — that’s why they can’t get married

In a legal brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, Ohio’s attorney general defended the state’s ban on same-sex marriages by claiming that LGBT people don’t deserve to be a protected class.
Renee Petro (Tampa Bay Times)

‘I will not bury my son’: Florida mom tired of waiting for lawmakers to stop bickering over medical marijuana

“I am disgusted at Florida,” Petro said. “None of the politicians care about us — they don’t know how it is. They don’t live it every day. Sleep next to my son and watch him seize — then you tell me if you would do something illegally.”
Spence Jackson (KSDK)

Spokesman for GOP candidate who committed suicide after anti-Semitic ‘whisper campaign’ found dead: police

The spokesman for Missouri gubernatorial candidate Tom Schweich, who committed suicide earlier this month after an anti-Semitic “whisper campaign,” was found dead in his apartment Sunday.
Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)

South African comic Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart as ‘Daily Show’ host

The 31-year-old Noah was born in South Africa to a black mother and white Swiss father, and he speaks six languages.
Jamie Oliver (Mr Pics / Shutterstock.comShutterstock)

‘Bullsh*t’: Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver rips paleo cookbook for kids that claims to prevent autism

Publication of the cookbook, “Bubba Yum Yum: The Paleo Way,” by chef Pete Evans, was put on hold earlier this month over serious concerns by health experts, who said babies could die from ingesting some of the recipes. “

Why a gay man like me is going to make it hard for Indiana businesses to exercise their ‘religious liberty’

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Rastafarian businessman (Shutterstock)

Whoops: Indiana’s anti-gay ‘Religious Freedom’ act opens the door for the First Church of Cannabis

In a classic case of “unintended consequences,” the recently signed Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) in Indiana may have opened the door for the establishment of the First Church of Cannabis in the Hoosier State.
Mike Pence speaks to ABC News (screen grab)

Mike Pence: There’s an Internet conspiracy to make Indiana seem like anti-gay bigots

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) on Sunday insisted that people on the Internet had conspired to create a “misunderstanding” that a so-called “religious freedom” law was about denying services to LGBT people. But at the same time, he repeatedly refused to answer if it effectively gave Christians a legal defense for discriminating against same-sex couples. “I understand that there’s been a tremendous amount of misinformation and misunderstanding around this bill, and I’m just determined — […]