We have our first casualty in the war over Indiana's recent Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which was signed into law earlier this week by Governor Mike Pence. Memories Pizza in Walkerton, Ind. has temporarily shuttered over "threats" regarding the establishment's anti-gay policies, according to TMZ.
Memories Pizza owners the O'Connor family told a local reporter they object to LGBT marriage, and said they would not be able to cater a gay wedding due to their religious beliefs. They were "immediately flooded by threatening phone calls and social media postings," causing the business to close its doors for the time being for safety reasons.
Co-owner Kevin O'Connor clarified that while he would not cater a gay wedding or marriage service, he would not "deny service to gay people in his restaurant."