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Tech Leaders, New to Social Activism, Come Together Over Indiana Law by NICK WINGFIELD


By NICK WINGFIELD

In an industry that avoids controversy, the heads of several prominent companies, including Apple and Salesforce.com, have chosen to pick a battle. 16 more words

Tech

CTBC Exercise: On the Legality of Same-Sex Marriage

Same-sex marriages should be legally recognized for the same reasons that opposite-sex marriages are. At its most basic, the civil concept of marriage is about the formation of a new family unit and the establishment of certain rights between two or more individuals granting them authority over each other’s affairs (Eskridge). 382 more words

Critical Thinking

Sharing is caring

How many of your saw at least 10 posts about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? What about the Harlem Shake? Maybe Ferguson? They all start the same. 344 more words

Systems Of Control And Resistance

On Toleration

Given the amount of misinformation surrounding the new Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), I think it might be good to speak to the matter of toleration, and surprisingly (for many), it is not necessarily the good that we think. 1,286 more words

Politics And Public Policy

Gov. Inslee Halts State-Funded Travel To Indiana

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee says he is imposing an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana after the passage of a new law that critics say has the potential to discriminate against gays and lesbians and others based on religious beliefs. 110 more words

News

How Indiana's Controversial Law Will Be Decided

By Dom Giordano

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — That old saying about timing being everything in life certainly applies to what Indiana Governor Mike Pence is experiencing since he signed into law the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. 279 more words

Blogs

The Indiana Rebellion

Indiana is a hotbed of controversy right now.  It has just enacted a new religious liberty law that some have deemed dangerous even as nineteen other states have similar laws on the books.  453 more words

Politics