Thursday, March 24, 2016

Disney Threatens to Stop Filming in Georgia Over Bill Considered Anti-LGBT - TIME

by Daniel White 
Originally published: March 23, 2016

They join several other businesses in opposing the legislation

Disney says it will not film in the state of Georgia if a bill, which critics say would effectively legalize discrimination based on sexual preferences, becomes law.

Gov. Nathan Deal has until May 3 to sign or veto the Free Exercise Protection Act, which protects faith-based organizations that refuse to provide services that would violate their beliefs—such as performing gay marriages, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Critics of the bill say that it leaves the door open for discrimination and several businesses, including Disney and it’s subsidiary Marvel Studios, have said that they will boycott the state if it is signed by the governor.

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