People argue to me all the time that religious belief justifies hurting people like May and Bev.
When I tell them that their voluntary religious associations are fundamentally less important than treating their fellow human beings humanely and decently, they tend to to run in circles, scream, and shout.
But May and Bev must matter more than the religious doctrines people choose to indulge in. Religion is a choice. Being a human being in a minority is not a choice.
Canada gets it, in theory at least.
Here in the US, not so much.