"That corporate America would be against those type of laws — have they really read them?" said Jeff Mateer, general counsel of the conservative Liberty Institute in Plano, Texas. "These millions of people that they're opposing on religious liberty rights, they are consumers, and they do buy their products and services. I think they ought to be careful."
"If these corporate CEOs are speaking out against religious liberty and people who hold religious views concerning traditional marriage, for instance, then they'd better watch, because they may be creating a hostile work environment for people of faith," said Mr. Mateer.