“The idea that somebody from CT who complies with the law here can go to another state and be discriminated against is abhorrent, cannot be tolerated, and quite frankly, we can’t witness it without raising our voice,” said Governor Malloy.
However, Malloy didn’t share that sentiment. “When you see a wrong being perpetrated on your constituents, then it’s time to stick up.”
Indiana state law does not include sexual orientation in its non discrimination statutes.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says concerns that his state's new "religious freedom" law will allow businesses to turn away LGBT customers is the result of a "tremendous amount of misinformation and misunderstanding."
"It should be easy for leaders in this country to stand up and say that it is wrong to discriminate against people just because of who they love," Earnest said.
The mayor of Indiana's capital Indianapolis condemned the new law as well.
Information from CNN was included in this story.