Virginia Supreme Court Takes Up Fairfax LGBT Case
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The Virginia Supreme Court takes up the Fairfax County so-called LGBT Case.
Mat Staver: Well, just recently the Virginia Supreme Court decided to step into the middle of this so-called bathroom bill, if you will, or the LGBT policy in Fairfax County, which is a county in the northern Virginia area. Now, Virginia law has what’s called the “Non-Discrimination List” and it operates under what most states operate, which is called the Dillon’s Rule. Meaning that, Matt, these categories of so-called non-discrimination, they have to be uniform.
You can’t have one county or city, or in this case a school board having one set of categories and it be different in another place in the state. It has to be uniform. And therefore these individual entities, including school boards, cannot add to those categories and make that non-discrimination policy more stringent than the state law, and that’s in fact what the Fairfax County School Board did. They added sexual orientation, gender identity, and sexual expression…
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