Just over a year after H.B. 2 passed, lawmakers and the governor have reached a deal, but progressive groups say the proposal is a sham.
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From HB 2 to HB 2.0 What do they say about déjà vu all over again? That is what seems to be happening in North Carolina where lawmakers are again rushing through a poorly thought-out, dangerous backroom deal under the guise of removing their hideous anti-LGBTQ law, HB2. Show More Summary
By a lopsided vote of 89-17, the South Carolina House of Representatives passed the Unborn Child Protection Against Dismemberment Abortion Act (H 3548) that outlaws the savage procedure of killing an unborn child by ripping and tearing the baby apart limb by limb. The dismemberment ban is the legislative priority of South Carolina Citizens for […]
ED MORRISSEY: Deal reached to flush NC bathroom bill? North Carolina, the first battleground of the bathroom war, may finally have found some grounds for a truce. After several days of negotiation between the Republican legislative majority and new Democratic governor Roy Cooper, the controversial House Bill 2 law will get repealed, and just within […]
A North Carolina Senate committee on Thursday advanced legislation that would repeal a controversial law that bars people from using the restroom that corresponds with their gender identity, after reaching a compromise that was quickly criticized by LGBTQ groups. Show More Summary
DON’T SELL US OUT -- LGBTQ ADVOCATES CALL ON ALLIES TO REJECT UNCONSTITUTIONAL MEASURE COOKED UP IN BACKROOM DEAL ON HB2: HRC, Equality NC and the National Center for Transgender Equality are urging North Carolina lawmakers to reject...Show More Summary
HB2 "DEAL" WOULD CONTINUE PROHIBITION OF TRANSGENDER BATHROOM CHOICE: North Carolina lawmakers could repeal House Bill 2 on Thursday under a deal struck late Wednesday night by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican legislative leaders. Show More Summary
Super interesting. Second time it is being rescheduled. I explained what was supposed to happen tomorrow here. The governor and AG of North Carolina want to withdraw the petition and the Legislature does not. Something is going on behind the … Continue reading ?
North Carolina lawmakers have announced a deal to repeal HB2, the state’s transphobic bathroom bill—but hold your cheers. There’s at least as much bad news as good news in this deal, introduced hours before the deadline the NCAA hadShow More Summary
Late last night, North Carolina's Democratic Governor Roy Cooper and GOP leaders in the legislature agreed in theory to a deal that would essentially rewind state law to what it was like before the disastrous, anti-LGBT HB 2 bill was enacted.But that's hardly good news for people hoping to end LGBT discrimination once and for all.
The Oregon Ducks and the North Carolina Tar Heels clash in a Final Four showdown on Saturday night, with the Tar Heels getting the nod at the sportsbooks for the game. The Oregon Ducks are 12-1 straight up and 8-4-1 against the spread over their last 13 games. Show More Summary
North Carolina lawmakers say they've reached a deal to repeal the state's controversial bathroom bill. I wonder how those negotiations went: "Hey, this law is awful and is costing our state billions. Let's get rid of it." "Okay." I mean that's probably not how it went, but it's how it should have gone. Show More Summary
In North Carolina, the seventh most-productive blueberry state in the U.S., blueberries ripen between June and August. But North Carolina shoppers can buy blueberries throughout the year. That's because most people only eat a few kinds...Show More Summary
The Latest on a compromise proposal to overturn North Carolina's "bathroom bill" (all times local): 8:55 a.m. The American Civil Liberties Union opposes a plan to replace North Carolina's law … Click to Continue »
A federal judge in Hawaii has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the federal government from enforcing President Donald Trump's revised executive order banning travelers from six Muslim-majority countries. North Carolina...Show More Summary
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a technique for converting positively charged (p-type) reduced graphene oxide (rGO) into negatively charged (n-type) rGO, creating a layered material that can be used to develop rGO-based transistors for use in electronic devices.
The NCAA gave the state a deadline to repeal the bill, or else miss out on even more championship events. Does the replacement go far enough? The state of North Carolina could repeal HB2, the discriminatory state law that’s cost theShow More Summary
Said Phil Berger, the leader of the North Carolina senate, and Roy Cooper, the new Governor, in a joint statement about the new bill, repealing House Bill 2.The new bill would "create a moratorium on local nondiscrimination ordinances...Show More Summary
North Carolina's HB 2 needs to be repealed, but a compromise solution, reached last night, is disappointing to civil-rights advocates.