Background

Indiana Senate Bill 101
The Indiana Senate’s website provides background on the states religious freedom bill

Religious Freedom Restoration Act: What You Need to Know
Background on the issue from the NBC News website.

Arkansas Governor Sends Back Religious Freedom Law after Walmart Pressure
Pressure from big business pushes Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson to seek amendments to the state’s religious freedom law.

Indiana Governor Signs Amended ‘Religious Freedom’ Law
The governor signs into law an amended bill with protections against discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Backlash against Indiana Religious Exceptions
An overview of organizations and individuals who expressed opposition to the state’s bill.

Critics

Lawmakers and Religious Leaders Support Religious Freedom Restoration Act
Church and legislature leaders champion the proposed law.

Take Angie off Your List
The Family Research Council, a conservative advocacy group, calls for a boycott of one of the companies opposing the proposed bill.

Why Indiana needs ‘Religious Freedom’ Legislation
A law professor defends the bill.

Why Indiana Right to Life supports RFRA
An Indiana pro-life organization explains its support the bill.

Why Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act Makes Sense
This article argues for the Indiana bill, noting that it received bi-partisan support and advances a just and free society.

Champions

Tim Cook: Pro-discrimination ‘Religious Freedom’ Laws are Dangerous
Apple’s CEO characterizes the proposed bills as discriminatory and calls on companies to courageously oppose it.

The Coca-Cola Company Statement on Diversity Legislation
Coca-Cola declared its opposition to the proposed bills.

State’s Biggest Companies Stand Firm on ‘Religious Liberty’ Bill
Delta Air Lines, UPS, Coca-Cola and Home Depot maintain their opposition to Georgia’s proposed religious liberty legislation.

Delta Issues Statement on Proposed Legislation
The U.S carrier registers its objection to the proposed legislation in states such as Georgia and Arizona.

NCAA Statement on Indiana Religious Freedom Bill
The NCAA’s president voices his disapproval of the proposed bill.

Related Topics

First National Bank of Boston v. Bellotti
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that affirmed the free speech rights of corporate entities.

Corporate speech and the First Amendment
Historical background and legal precedent on the speech rights of corporations.

NCAA Lifts Ban on Holding Championships in South Carolina
The NCAA responds to the removal of the confederate flag from South Carolina’s Statehouse.

Starbucks Joins More Than 100 Companies Asking N.C. to Repeal ‘anti-LGBT’ law
Several companies protest North Carolina’s so-called Bathroom Bill (video).

Houses of Worship Free Speech Restoration Act
A proposed bill aimed at allowing church leaders to engage in partisan political speech from the pulpit without losing their tax-exempt status.

Other

Delta Airline
Website of one of the companies that opposed the bills.

UPS
Website of one of the companies that opposed the bills.

Coca-Cola
Website of one of the companies that opposed the bills.

Apple
Website of one of the companies that opposed the bills.

Home Depot
Website of one of the companies that opposed the bills.

Walmart
Website of one of the companies that opposed the bills.

Angie’s List
Website of one of the companies that opposed the bills.

Joshua McKoon
Website of the Georgia senator who introduced the state’s bill.