Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Tim Cook has made the abolition "antigay" law in Indiana and Arkansas

Governor of Arkansas sent back for revision controversial bill on religious freedom. Previously, he was adopted by the state authorities, who have undergone unprecedented pressure from the gay community. The document states the right of citizens not to commit any action if they are contrary to their religious beliefs. Liberals felt that such a provision would allow employees of private firms refuse to various services, such as gays and lesbians.

"We are here talking about how to fix this law, and how to properly present the situation of the public, residents of neighboring states. They need to understand that we respect the world in all its diversity of its manifestations, recognize the importance of non-discriminatory approach, and we want to prove it, "- said the governor of Arkansas, Asa Hutchinson.
A similar law was passed in the state of Indiana. There is also the governor promised to correct the document and tried to explain that the authorities were not going to infringe on anyone's rights.
Apple CEO Tim Cook called the law of "religious freedom" discriminatory. "These documents justify injustice under the guise of the values ​​that are important to many of us. They are contrary to the very principles upon which our country, and they have the potential to negate the movement toward greater equality" - he said.
Tim Cook, Apple's head of August 2011, in October 2014 made coming out - publicly admitted that he is gay. "I am proud that I - gay, and I think homosexuality is one of the greatest gifts of God" - then wrote Cook in his column on the website Bloomberg Businessweek.
Several prominent politicians called for Americans and foreigners not to go to Indiana and Arkansas and do not do business with local companies. Among the participants of the campaign were some musicians and performers who intend to cancel their concerts in those states.