Republican leaders in Virginia have passed a religious freedom bill that would protect organizations that can’t support same-sex marriage because of their religious convictions.
The Virginia Senate narrowly passed the bill known as HB 2025 this week with a 21-19 vote.
“This is simply about preventing the government from punishing a religious organization because it doesn’t fit with a current governor or anyone else’s interpretation of social standards,” said Del. Nicholas Freitas, R-Culpeper.
The bill was submitted in response to an executive order signed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, which prohibits states contractors from discriminating based on sexual orientation.
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