Wilco just announced via Twitter that it has canceled an upcoming concert date in Indianapolis in protest of the state’s controversial new “religious freedom” law. In two tweets, the group stated, “We’re canceling our 5/7 show in Indianapolis. ‘Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act’ feels like thinly disguised legal discrimination... Hope to get back to the Hoosier State someday soon, when this odious measure is repealed. Refunds available at point of purchase.”
Wilco is the latest entity to address the regressive law, which would seem to allow business owners to refuse service to LGBT patrons because lord knows you can’t serve a gay dude a piece of pizza without tarnishing your eternal soul. (In an effort not to be outdone, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is said to be considering installing separate drinking fountains for union members.) When reached for comment, Jesus Christ said, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another,” though it was difficult to hear him over the sound of all the clocks spinning backward.
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