Indiana Sex Shops Close Doors to Battle Religious Freedom Bill

By Nick Vanocur, All-len-All – As opposition to Indiana’s Defense of Religion Act continues to grow, both in the social media and in the corporate world, a new group of independent small businesses have banded together to follow economic leaders like Angie’s List and the NCAA in voicing their opposition. The controversial measure, which Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed into law last Thursday, allows any individual or corporation to cite religious beliefs as a defense when sued by a private party. The legislation has already prompted threats of boycott from public officials and celebrities. “Star Trek” actor and LGBT activist George Takei expressed his outrage on Twitter using the hashtag #BoycottIndiana. And, in an ironic twist, this measure, which was supposed to give freedom to the state’s businesses, has been attacked by the business sector of both America and Indiana every bit as much as it has raised hackles...

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