Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi concert over new religious law

Published on April 11 2016 No Comment

Bryan Adams has cancelled a concert in Mississippi over the US state’s new controversial religious liberty law.

The law, which allows some private businesses and religious groups to refuse service to gay people, was passed last week.
The singer issued a statement saying he could not “in good conscience” perform in the state.

He added he found it “incomprehensible that LGBT citizens are being discriminated against”.

He was due to play the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi on Thursday.

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed HB1523 into law on 5 April amid opposition from equal rights groups and businesses.

Source: BBC