Wilco Cancels Indiana Show to Protest State’s Religious Freedom Law

TIME

The band Wilco announced Monday it has canceled an upcoming show in Indiana to protest the state’s newly signed and controversial religious objections measure, which was meant to protect certain freedoms but which critics say will allows businesses to deny services to LGBT customers.

“The Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act feels like thinly disguised legal discrimination to us,” the band said in a statement on Facebook, regarding its scheduled May 7 show in Indianapolis. “Hope to get back to the Hoosier State someday soon, when this odious measure is repealed.”

Other artists such as Cher and Miley Cyrus have spoken out against the law on social media. But not every musician who opposes the law is canceling their shows.

Singer and actress Audra McDonald tweeted that she will donatemoney she makes at her Indiana shows to organizations fighting the law. Jack Antonoff, the Bleachers mastermind and fun. guitarist, said…

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