Tanya’s Comment: Very good news. The tide seems to be finally turning against the display of the Confederate flag. The flag is not just a symbol of the history of the American Civil War, but has come to be used as a symbol of racism and all its violent manifestations. It has been used to terrify Black people with its promise of lynchings, torture, and murder, and to whip up racist hysteria. Finally, it’s reign is nearly over.
‘The state of Virginia is set to pass a law which would allow anti-LGBT business owners to bar gay people, purely on the basis of their sexuality’.
- ‘The Virginia Bill states that anyone seeking or holding a business license from the state of Virginia in the state can refuse service or entry to gay people, on the grounds it “would violate the religious or moral convictions of such person with respect to same-sex “marriage” or homosexual behavior.”
‘This would make it lawful for LGBT people to be barred from hotels, restaurants, schools, hospitals, and any other premise where a good or service is exchanged by someone who dislikes their sexual orientation’:
“Want to buy a bed? Prove you’re not sharing it with a member of the same sex”.
“Want to buy diapers but show up with your same-sex partner? No diapers for you, and don’t darken the door of this…
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