GOP lawmakers take intention at LGBTQ+ ‘secure locations’ program in small Florida city

MOUNT DORA, Fla. (AP) — Some central Florida lawmakers stated they have been contemplating “all legislative, authorized and government choices accessible” to cease enterprise house owners in a small city from voluntarily displaying rainbow decals of their home windows indicating that they’re “secure place” for LGBTQ+ individuals who really feel threatened.

4 Republican lawmakers wrote a letter to officers in Mount Dora two weeks in the past warning that the brand new, non-obligatory city-sponsored program may put the central Florida neighborhood outdoors Orlando “within the crosshairs of doubtless detrimental and completely pointless financial hurt.”

The lawmakers cited boycotts of Bud Gentle and Goal, which adopted the manufacturers’ efforts to advertise range and inclusion of the LGBTQ+ neighborhood.