You've heard by now that last week, Indiana passed its Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which protects people who live their daily lives according to their faith against government discrimination. The anti-faith Left went ballistic, asserting that the bill promoted discrimination - something that it does not do. The Indiana law -- like the federal RFRA that was signed by President Bill Clinton in 1993, and RFRAs in 19 other states -- reflects polling that shows 81% of Americans support the freedom to live out one's beliefs.
Angie's List, a company that lists crowd-sourced recommendations for local services, decided that religious freedom wasn't good for business and has threatened to suspend plans to expand its Indianapolis headquarters because of the passage of the law.
The company's CEO, Bill Oesterle, told the Washington Post that, "We believe that the impacts of that bill on our ability to hire and continue to build a high-growth technology company are material and are inconsistent with the state's activities to encourage growth."
Bottom line: Angie's List takes the position that religious freedom is bad for business.
We, on the other hand, think freedom is the foundation for good business. Businesses that undermine freedom -- especially our First Freedom -- ultimately undermine their own business.
If you have a membership to Angie's List, I urge you to call 1-866-623-6088 and cancel your membership, and ask them to refund your guaranteed 110% refund for dissatisfaction with your annual membership. Show them that as a supporter of religious liberty, you won't stand for paying dues to a company that disregards the freedom of people to live their daily lives according to what they believe. When you cancel, politely let them know the reason why.
Thank you for considering taking this principled stand for freedom.