The proposed expansion of the online consumer ratings service was touted to add 1,000 good-paying jobs over five years and help revitalize a struggling Eastside neighborhood.

“Angie’s List is open to all and discriminates against none,” Oesterle said, “and we are hugely disappointed in what this bill represents.”

The Angie’s List news came as thousands of opponents of the law rallied outside the Statehouse, and Democrat leaders on the City-County Council announced plans to push a resolution “that rejects the RFRA and lets the world know what a wonderful, welcoming city Indy truly is.”