Discriminatory 'bathroom bill' on the chopping block, but there's a catch



The end is in sight for North Carolina’s so-called “bathroom bill,” which banned transgender people from using the restroom of their choice. But the expected repeal comes with a catch.

A deal between state lawmakers and the city of Charlotte sets the stage for the repeal of HB2, which started a domino effect of organizations, companies and celebrities pulling their financial connections from the state in protest. Only after the city of Charlotte unanimously voted to reverse an anti-discrimination ordinance that protected LGBTQ rights within the city Monday did Gov. Pat McCrory announce a special legislative session to reconsider the bathroom bill. The quid-pro-quo had critics of the state law fuming.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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