Recent legislation that would allow businesses to deny service to people based on religious beliefs is not prejudicial nor is it based on hate. It’s based on the First Amendment: The government shall not prohibit the free exercise of religion.
Several religions believe that same-sex sexual relationships go against the natural order as God created it, and so based on their religious beliefs and the First Amendment they have a right to exercise their beliefs by not condoning or participating in such activity by providing services.
The legislation was designed to protect people from lawsuits who are following their religious beliefs. Or are only the rights of those who are not heterosexuals protected?