North Carolina's sodomy law and the religious motivation of anti-LGBT oppression
Nearly half a millennium would pass before the end of a church-inspired law Religion-based prejudice against LGBT people isn't new. For millennia, anti-LGBT practices, teachings and beliefs of the Christian church have been at the root and the basis of anti-LGBT oppression. This basis is obviously and abundantly clear, even in the present day.
Church-inspired anti-LGBT oppression
Oppression has a history. In this case, its origins begin in the church and continue through Henry VIII, Elizabeth I, the colonies and early American history.