For the second time in just over a week, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is banning all non-essential state travel, this time to Mississippi.

The order requires all New York State agencies, departments, boards and commissions to immediately review all requests for state funded or state sponsored travel to the state of Mississippi, and bar any such publicly funded travel that is not essential to the enforcement of state law or public health and safety.

The ban, which takes effect immediately, is in response to Mississippi’s new law that allows non-profit groups and businesses to refuse service to people on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

“Discrimination is not a New York value. We believe our diversity is our greatest strength, and we will continue to reject the politics of division and exclusion,” said Cuomo in a statement. “This Mississippi law is a sad, hateful injustice against the LGBT community, and I will not allow any non-essential official travel to that state until it is repealed.”

Last month, Governor Cuomo also banned non-essential state travel to North Carolina.

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