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TALKING POINTS: NBA All Star Game Athlete Allies  •  July 27, 2016 This content is only viewable by Equality Federation state and national partners. Please login to view this content. Login
The NBA Took the All-Star Game Away From Charlotte. Here’s Why It Matters Time  •  July 24, 2016 The NBA announced Thursday that negotiations had failed. In a statement the league said it had been trying to work for months with officials in North Carolina to “foster constructive dialogue and try to effect positive change” concerning the controversial law known as HB2, which has been widely
HB2 changes could emerge soon, NC House Democrat says News & Observer  •  June 11, 2016 With weeks left in the legislative session, lawmakers could take action to tweak House Bill 2 without changing its main provision on transgender bathroom use. Rep. Darren Jackson, a Knightdale Democrat and vocal opponent of HB2, said Saturday that he’s seen an outline of proposed legislation that
North Carolina sues U.S. Justice Department in defense of HB2 CNN  •  May 9, 2016 North Carolina has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Justice Department to defend House Bill 2, a law that bans individuals from using public bathrooms that do not correspond with their biological sex, according to a court document. The move is in response to a letter the Justice Department sent last
US Justice Department: North Carolina’s HB2 violates Civil Rights Act Charlotte Observer  •  May 4, 2016 U.S. Justice Department officials repudiated North Carolina’s House Bill 2 on Wednesday, telling Gov. Pat McCrory that the law violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act and Title IX – a finding that could jeopardize billions in federal education funding. The department gave state officials until Monday
North Carolina Governor McCrory spins on HB2 when he should back its repeal The News & Observer  •  April 12, 2016 To borrow a phrase from Bruce Springsteen, Gov. Pat McCrory must have sensed some “darkness on the edge of town” in his re-election campaign. That is the only reason the governor is running for political cover in pretending to correct HB2, the disastrous bill passed by Republican leaders in the
North Carolina Lawmakers make it harder for fired workers to sue WRAL  •  March 24, 2016 RALEIGH, N.C. — Although most of the attention over legislation the General Assembly passed and Gov. Pat McCrory signed within 12 hours Wednesday has been focused on who uses what bathroom and the lack of LGBT protections against discrimination, the new law also makes it harder for a worker to su