By Arthur Caplan and Lee Igel
Forbes.com | March 27, 2015
The NCAA Final Four men’s basketball championship is due to be played in Indiana’s capital city, Indianapolis, next week. It should not be held there. The tournament, if the NCAA is serious about human rights and respecting diversity, must move.
Set to take effect on July 1, the Indiana law prohibits state or local governments from “substantially burdening” a person’s ability to exercise his or her religion unless the government can prove a compelling interest and with the “least restrictive means.” That has people who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender more than a little concerned. The law is a license to be a bigot when it comes to public businesses.
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