West Virginia Businesses Ensure LGBT Community Is Welcome In The Face Of RFRA Bill

In the face of the RFRA bill before the Senate, West Virginia business owners are showing support for their LGBT neighbors.

From Charleston Gazette-Mail:

Paul Greco, owner of Sam's Uptown Cafe and the Boulevard Tavern, in Charleston, said he hopes, “All Kinds are Welcome Here” stickers, which were designed by Jessica Kennedy, will be ready for distribution at Sam's by the end of the week. Interested businesses can also reach out through the Sam's Facebook page. The bars publicly denounced House Bill 4012 Friday in a Facebook post that resulted in almost 2,000 likes. “Sam's and the Tavern are, have always been, and will always continue to be safe places for folks of all genders, races, creeds, colors, religions, and sexual orientation,” the post read. “We welcome your business and promise to only judge you by the music you play on the jukebox.”

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The article has a great Storify that collects LGBT-supportive social media posts from businesses all around West Virginia.