FARMVILLE, VA - OCTOBER 04: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe arrives for the Vice Presidential Debate between Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine and Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence at Longwood University on October 4, 2016 in Farmville, Virginia. This is the second of four debates during the presidential election season and the only debate between the vice presidential candidates. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

The Governor of Virginia has vetoed two bills to allow tax-payer funded agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples if they hold religious or moral objections.
Governor Terry McAuliffe vetod both Senate Bill 1324 and House Bill 2025.
The bills sought to allow taxpayer-funded agencies and service providers to discriminate against LGBT+ people.
House Bill 2025, which was being pushed by Delegate Nicholas Freitas, was earlier in February passed by the full House of Delegates.
The bill states that “no person shall be required to participate in the solemnisation of any marriage.”
People who do discriminate will not be “subject to any penalty” if they are seen to be acting in “accordance with a sincerely held religious belief.”
The bill will allow discrimination against same-sex couple wanting to …