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Law and the Courts Top Story

Federal court hears challenge to HB2 successor law. Plaintiff: “We deserve safety”

The North Carolina transgender community is still living in fear nearly two and a half years after the bathroom bill passed, according to the ACLU and lead plaintiff in a lawsuit against the state and the University of North Carolina (UNC).

The only difference between now and then? House Bill 2 goes by a different name: HB142.

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Policy Watch Investigates Top Story

Investment firm CEO: Partial HB2 repeal was not enough

The political compromise that repealed HB2 was enough for the NCAA and ACC, both of which have returned sporting events to North Carolina.

But is disappointment with the compromise and a flurry of new anti-LGBT proposals from the General Assembly continuing to hurt the state’s reputation? And can it recover?

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Fitzsimon File Top Story

After partial HB2 repeal NC remains woefully behind on anti-discrimination protections

Now that HB2 has been partially repealed, enough for the NCAA and ACC anyway, a lot of folks in Raleigh are hoping the issue of discrimination in North Carolina goes away for a while, at least for the four years that local governments must now wait before protecting LGBTQ people from being fired or denied services because of their sexual orientation.

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Must Reads Setting the Record Straight

General Assembly sends HB2 “repeal” to Cooper’s desk

Governor, some Democrats support effort in face of impassioned progressive opposition

In a strange and remarkable replay of the controversial one-day special legislative session that took place one year ago last week, the North Carolina General Assembly passed legislation today in a matter of hours that purports to repeal HB2 – the state’s infamous LGBTQ discrimination law. Surprisingly, the proposal also appears to have the backing of Governor Roy Cooper, who issued a terse statement of support last night.

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Weekly Briefing

Berger and Moore finally come out of their policy closet on HB2

At long last, legislative leaders admit state’s discrimination law is not about bathrooms

For more than a year now, North Carolina conservative lawmakers and advocates have been repeating the absurd and offensive mantra that opponents of HB2 – the state’s infamous LGBTQ discrimination law – want to force women and girls to make use of showers and restrooms alongside men disguised as women.

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Top Story

The Follies: The core of HB2 is about discrimination not bathrooms

One of the most maddening aspects of the absurd debate about HB2 since it was introduced and passed in a rushed special legislative session a year ago has been the almost exclusive focus on the provisions of the ...
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Policy Watch Investigates Top Story

One year in, LGBT lawmakers address HB2

Thursday marks one year since HB2 was signed into law, setting off a firestorm of controversy that led to statewide boycotts, mass protests and contributed to the downfall of the governor who supported it.

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Events Top Story

Crucial Conversation luncheon – One year anniversary of HB2

Amazingly, Thursday, March 23 marks the one-year anniversary of HB2 – the LGBTQ discrimination law that will forever be known by the name it received during a special one-day kangaroo session of the General Assembly.

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