In Virginia, 75 percent of residents support employment non-discrimination protections for LGBT people. Bills to enact such protections have been defeated in at the House subcommittee level in each legislative session since 2010, due to the influence of a small group of legislators who ardently oppose the bill.
The Long Game: Building LGBTQ Political Power in the South
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Alsonso, C., & Burke, M., et al. Brief of Amici Curiae Campaign for Southern Equality and Equality Federation. Submitted in Obergefell v. Hodges. 2015. Retrieved 5 October, 16 from https://www.supremecourt.gov/ObergefellHodges/AmicusBriefs/14-556_Campaign_for_Southern_Equality_and_Equality_Federation.pdf

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