Few are pleased with the comprises made by North Carolina's GOP lawmakers and Democratic governor.
The NAACP calls for an economic boycott of North Carolina over several pieces of discriminatory legislation and practices.
Perhaps encouraged by a failed effort in our state to get rid of the “bathroom bill”, conservative lawmakers in eight other states shoring up efforts that continue present restrooms and locker rooms a political and cultural battleground. Texas, Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington and Minnesota have all introduced bills restricting access to facilities for their 2017 […]
The Charlotte City Council voted this morning to rescind the non-discrimination ordinance that prompted House Bill 2. Following this announcement, Gov.-elect Roy Cooper has said state Legislative leaders have promised him to hold a special session Tuesday to repeal HB 2, telling the Charlotte Observer, “Senate Leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore assured me that […]
The Obama administration plans to direct school districts to allow transgender students to use bathrooms that match their identity. School officials will receive guidance on implementation.
The Department of Justice and North Carolina filed lawsuits against each other over the so-called "bathroom bill." North Carolina denies that the measure violates the civil rights of transgender people.
U.S. attorney general Loretta Lynch held a press conference yesterday to announce that the Department of Justice is filing a lawsuit against the state of North Carolina, Governor Pat McCrory, the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, and the University of North Carolina. Lynch and the DOJ did this in answer to a suit filed earlier […]