Franklin Graham Praises NC Gov. for Standing Up to Obama's 'Bullying and Intimidation' on Bathroom Law - Christian Post

Leading evangelist and North Carolina resident Franklin Graham is thanking the state's governor and lawmakers for standing strong in defence of the state's recently passed transgender bathroom law even though the state could lose millions in federal ...

Why a 1920s legal move is responsible for the gender-segregated bathrooms we have today - PRI

A sign protesting a recent North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access adorns the bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina, May 3, 2016. The hotel installed the restroom signage designed by artist Peregrine Honig ...

HB2: Bathroom Politics Sanction Discrimination - Huffington Post

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory reached a new low this week by bringing a lawsuit against the Federal government on his right, and his state's right, to discriminate. Governor McCrory's attachment to bathroom politics, in a southern state, which ...

Why Polls Differ on Public Restrooms Use by Transgender People: Top-of-Mind vs. Anchored Opinion - iMediaEthics

A recent CNN poll report had the headline: “Poll: 6-in-10 oppose bills like the North Carolina transgender bathroom law.” The poll found 57% of their sample saying they “oppose laws requiring transgender individuals to use facilities that do not match ...

NC Chamber urges revisions to HB2 - Charlotte Observer

The N.C. Chamber, until now conspicuously silent on the law that has led to a federal lawsuit and boycotts from major companies, on Wednesday recommended legislators make changes to House Bill 2. HB2, passed by the legislature and signed by Gov.

NC governor: DOJ's condemnation of bathroom law an 'insult' - The Hill (blog)

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) on Wednesday said it was "totally irresponsible" of the Department of Justice to invoke the Civil Rights Movement era when talking about the state's controversial bathroom law. "It's a political statement instead of ...

How The Fight Over North Carolina's Bathroom Law Could End Up Hurting Domestic Violence Victims - Huffington Post

By defending the law, the state is jeopardizing services that are crucial to vulnerable populations, including transgender people. By Dana Liebelson , Tyler Kingkade. Sara D. Davis via Getty Images. The millions of dollars that North Carolina receives ...

Pat McCrory: Congress should 'revisit the 1964 Civil Rights Act' to allow segregated bathrooms - Raw Story

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) asserted on Wednesday that the U.S. Congress should review the entire 1964 Civil Rights Act because he did not like the way the Department of Justice was using it to protect transgender bathroom rights. Speaking to ...

Feds enter HB2 case against North Carolina with solid record of victories - Charlotte Observer

The Justice Department has a solid track record of success in civil rights lawsuits similar to the one filed against the state of North Carolina over its new transgender law. But the record also shows that many billable hours, government-style, will ...

Silicon Valley Enlisted To Fight North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law - Huffington Post

The Human Rights Campaign is calling on tech leaders to support the Justice Department's case against HB2. By Mollie Reilly. 890. 35. ADVERTISEMENT. AdChoices. The Human Rights Campaign is asking major tech companies to lend their support to the ...

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory blames Democrats for 'bathroom bill' - CNN

(CNN) North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on Wednesday defended his state's contentious "bathroom bill," calling it a response to activist overreach while criticizing the federal government for escalating the fight. The Justice Department's harsh ...

North Carolina's anti-trans bathroom law could cost the state almost $5 billion a year - Quartz

Discrimination can get expensive, it turns out. The sticker price for North Carolina's HB2—a hastily made law that bans transgender people from using public bathrooms consistent with their gender identity, and bans cities from passing anti ...

House Bill 2 could cost NC $5 billion a year, report says - Charlotte Observer

North Carolina's controversial House Bill 2 could cost the state almost $5 billion a year, according to a report Wednesday from the Williams Institute, a UCLA School of Law think tank that focuses on sexual orientation and gender identity law and ...

EXCLUSIVE: NC Chamber of Commerce Speaks Out About House Bill 2 - TWC News

RALEIGH -- The North Carolina Chamber of Commerce spoke out about NC's controversial new anti-discrimination law, House Bill 2, on Wednesday. The chamber's president and CEO, Lew Ebert talked about it in an exclusive interview with Capital Tonight ...

7 Smart Responses to the Not-So-Smart Arguments in Favor of the North Carolina Bathroom Laws - Huffington Post

This week, a legal battle heated up between the United States Justice Department and the State of North Carolina, over a recent North Carolina law that, among other things, sets out rules for bathroom use. This bathroom nonsense has been floating ...

The Legal War Over North Carolina's Bathrooms Takes A Bizarre New Twist - ThinkProgress

A fifth federal lawsuit has been filed over North Carolina's HB2, which requires public schools and offices to refuse transgender people access to facilities that match their gender identity. The suit expresses concern over the potential loss of Title ...

Loretta Lynch's defense of transgender rights was brilliant. When will Democrats follow her lead and speak up? - Los Angeles Times

On Monday, U.S. Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch stood before the American public and delivered the most powerful rejection of North Carolina's anti-transgender bathroom bill, HB 2, of any public official to date. Comparing HB 2 to Jim Crow, Lynch argued that ...

How Much Will Pat McCrory's Indefensible HB2 Lawsuit Cost Taxpayers? - Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Buried in Pat McCrory's lawsuit fighting federal civil rights laws were a few other details of interest -- the names of the private attorneys he has hired to defend HB2. WRAL reported in January that McCrory and his fellow Republicans in the General ...

7 Things to Worry About More Than Transgender People in a Bathroom - Mic

If you believe the North Carolina legislature, then the No. 1 threat that stands between people and their peaceful trips to the restroom is a transgender person in the next stall. That fear — and the issue of privacy — led to the passage of North ...

How Loretta Lynch's speech brought some transgender advocates to tears - Washington Post

There are a few -- and only a few -- moments in U.S. political speech-making that LGBT rights activists recall as particularly seminal for their cause. For some, though, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch's speech Monday denouncing North Carolina's ...