In Texas, Hood County Clerk Katie Lang had refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples for well over a week after the Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges. The conservative group Texas Values rallied in her defense and even the Family Research Council propped up her discriminatory cause.
Monday morning, Cato and Stapleton filed a federal lawsuit, which describes their experiences being rejected as “humiliating and degrading.” Less than two hours after the suit was filed, Lang’s office issued the couple a marriage license.
Make a statement! Take a stand! Boycott the state of Indiana over its new law which legalizes discrimination against the LGBT community. Your boycott should include the NCAA men’s basketball “Final Four” tournament at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on April 4, 2015. Please don’t watch it, and certainly don’t attend the event.