Following last night's news about gaming convention Gen Con's announcement that they'll pull their $50 million convention out of Indiana should Governor Pence sign the anti-gay "religious freedom" bill in front of him, George Takei had a few words of his own:
This bill is strikingly similar to one proposed—and vetoed due to public outcry—in Arizona. Such laws harken back to a time where our society was divided, and people of color were banned from white establishments. That is not our nation any longer, and those are not our values.
To the governor and to the legislators in Indiana who support this backward-looking and divisive bill, I say to you this: If it goes into effect, Indiana will be marked as a state where certain people are not welcome, and so we will not visit. We will not spend. And we will not attend events…
Takei's full post: