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Connie Britton Says She Won't Feel Comfortable Filming Nashville After Tennessee's New 'Un-American' Anti-LGBT Laws!

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You're preaching to the choir!

If it feel like every single Southern state is currently trying to get away with passing discriminatory Religious Freedom bills… it's probably because it's actually happening.

Luckily, most of Hollywood is standing up for the LGBT community in its time of need — and you can add one more A-Lister to that list!

Related: Stephen Schwartz Bans Wicked Shows In NC Over Anti-LGBT Bill

Nashville star Connie Britton is the latest celeb to speak her mind about the bigotry taking place down South, this time about Tennessee's new set of anti-gay legislation.

In fact, Connie sat down with The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday to discuss the state's "un-American" new laws, saying:

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Meet The 10 LGBT Organizations In North Carolina Who Are Urging Artists To NOT Cancel Their Shows!

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We're supportive of any effort to right North Carolina's wrongs!

By now you've probably heard about the handful of Southern states who have passed anti-LGBT bills that limit rights to same sex couples and transgender individuals… but luckily the rest of the country has been fighting back.

In fact, celebrities, companies, and shows like Disney, Marvel, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Ray Cyrus, The Walking Dead, PayPal, and, more recently, Jimmy Buffett and Deutsche Bank have publicly condemned the Religious Freedom Acts for being blatantly discriminatory and have even punished the states by taking their businesses elsewhere.

Related: Stephen Schwartz Bans Wicked Shows In NC Over Anti-LGBT Bill

However, while these boycotts have brought awareness of the bigotry to the National level, not everyone in North Carolina believes cancelling shows and projects is the best method of recourse.

North Carolina Needs You is a group of organizations and concerned citizens who are urging artists to play their scheduled events and to use them as platform to show lawmakers that they're wrong.

Local LGBT Centers and other queer collectives banded together following The Boss' announcement last Friday, saying:

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North Carolina Loses HUNDREDS Of Jobs As PayPal Moves Out Over Anti-LGBT Bill!

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Fitting since PayPal wasn't around in the stone age!

North Carolina upset a lot of people across the country two weeks ago when their government decided to pass one of the most intolerant anti-transgender bills we've ever seen!

Luckily, it seems as though some companies are holding true to their pro-LGBT mission statements and are now punishing Gov. Pat McCrory for his bigoted law, which allows individuals, companies, and even state schools to refuse service to gays and forces transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender to which they were assigned at birth!

Related: Stephen Schwartz Bans Wicked Shows In N.C. Over Anti-LGBT Bill

In fact, PayPal CEO Dan Schulman announced in a statement on Tuesday that the money-transferring company will no longer be opening a planned 400-person office in Charlotte, saying:

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Mississippi Senate Joins The Bigot Club & Passes 'The Worst Religious Freedom Bill To Date'!

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Mississippi: making the state better for bigots, one minority at a time!

We were cautiously optimistic that the days of anti-LGBT laws were behind us now that we've successfully navigated our way through Indiana, Arkansas, and Georgia… but we were wrong.

That's because the Mississippi Senate passed House Bill 1523 on Thursday that serves as another religious freedom act to protect businesses and organizations from having to provide service to same-sex couples and transgender people.

Related: North Carolina Attorney General Won't Defend Anti-Gay Law

In fact, this specific bill is so intolerant, Ben Needham, director of LGBT advocacy group Project One America with the Human Rights Campaign, condemned the law, saying it's "probably the worst religious freedom bill to date."


But that's not even the best part — Rep. Sen. Jenifer Branning actually had the gall to tell her colleagues that the bill wasn't intruding on queer individuals' rights, saying:

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