As we cautioned in articles posted before the November 2019 elections, transgenderism is a major plank of the LGBTQ agenda. Voters needed to be clear on positions candidates took on matters concerning sexual orientation and sex education in the public schools.
Once the 2020 legislative session began in Richmond, 50 or more bills were introduced that promoted the LGBTQ agenda and many were enacted into law. According to The Family Foundation (firstname.lastname@example.org, 2020 Legislative Summary PART 5: Religious Freedom), several of those bills pose the greatest threat to our religious freedom in Virginia.
SB 868 is the primary legislation that makes illegal ANY distinction based on sexual orientation or gender identity (SOGI). The bill is aimed directly at religious organizations and people. While it prohibits any discrimination against SOGI, it includes public accommodations, public and private employment and housing. While the Family Foundation tried to add exemptions…
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