Taking a stand for what you believe in is never easy. While LGBT laws are seemingly gaining steam in some areas, California has backed its support for the LGBT community with a new ban on travel for all state employees. Any business travel to the below states will not be completed due to their anti-LGBT laws:
- North Carolina
California is taking a hardliner stance with this one but they are backing their beliefs. I understand where the state is coming from, but this is a troubling precedent. What if Kansas responds by banning state sponsored flights to California? The state is walking a thin line at the moment, and maybe this will push states to rethink laws. However again, this could also result in the alternative. I for one do not want states to have less communication due to their laws. In the end LGBT protection must come at a Federal level. Until that day comes, these issues will continue.