• Bryan Adams cancels gig over anti-gay law

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    Global-Spotlight20160415MONTREAL: Canadian singer Bryan Adams has cancelled an upcoming show in Mississippi to protest a controversial law that opponents say discriminates against gay and transgender people, his website said Monday.

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    The 56-year-old rocker was scheduled to perform at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi on April 14.

    Adams said in a statement that he “cannot in good conscience perform in a state where certain people are being denied their civil rights due to their sexual orientation.”

    He also joined activists in calling for the state to repeal the “extremely discriminatory” law.

    AFP

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