Virginia's State FADA Bill Passes Out Of House Committee

HB 773, Virginia's State FADA bill and legislation that would allow the discrimination of the LGBT community, has passed a House of Delegates committee.

From Washington Blade:

A Virginia House of Delegates committee on Thursday approved a religious freedom bill that critics contend would allow anti-LGBT discrimination in the state...

The measure, which is also known as the Government Nondiscrimination Act, would prohibit “a government entity” from taking “any discriminatory action against a person, in whole or in part, on the basis that such person believes, speaks, or acts in accordance with a sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction that…marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman.” HB 773 also includes “the male sex and the term ‘man’ and the female sex and the term ‘woman’ refer to an individual’s immutable biological sex as objectively determined by anatomy and genetics of the individual at the time of birth.” 

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