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‘Open For Service’ Stickers Oppose Religious Freedom Bill

The stickers were created in response to proposed religious freedom legislation.

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Photo: Provided by Josh Driver

Any proceeds from sticker sales will go to SCORE, an organization that provides small business advice to entrepreneurs.

Stickers opposing a proposed religious freedom bill will soon pop up on some Indiana storefronts.

Advocates for the legislation say it would limit the government from interfering with Hoosiers’ religious beliefs, but opponents say it would allow discrimination against same-sex couples.

More than 40 businesses have already signed up to display ‘Open for Service’ stickers, which indicate they don’t support discrimination.

Indianapolis entrepreneur Josh Driver came up with the idea, and he says it’s about doing what’s right.

“I just don’t like the idea of a group of people being able to get something another group can’t,” he says. “And I just feel like that is a conflict just in principle of what our economy’s about.”

Businesses that purchase a sticker for $10 will also be listed in a database on the Open for Service website.

Driver says people can use it as a resource to find businesses that support equality.

But religious freedom advocates say the bill is about protecting religious liberty — not supporting discrimination.

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  • Jess

    They should even be allowed to call it “religious freedom bill”. So sick of false bill names!

  • bengal tiger

    For those who already have a business that deals with / serves the public, and those who want to start a business that deals with / serves the public, guess what ……………. you have to serve all people. You cannot break it down to serving only those who YOU do like and not those you don’t. In case you’ve forgotten, discrimination is against the law. And your religious beliefs takes the back seat when your business serves the needs of the public …… period.

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