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Judges Block North Carolina Law Limiting Governor's Powers

Judges Block North Carolina Law Limiting Governor's Powers

By Gary D. Robertson | Feb 8
A North Carolina court temporarily blocked a new state law on Wednesday that stripped the new Democratic governor of some of his powers.

NC Democrats Ramp Up for Special 2017 Elections

NC Democrats Ramp Up for Special 2017 Elections

By Jeff Taylor | Jan 21
A federal court ruled in November that North Carolina would have to redraw 28 House and Senate districts by March 15, 2017 for special primary and general elections in November, and already the battle has begun.

Pat McCrory Tried to Limit the Extent of HB 2, Emails Reveal

By John Riley | Oct 22
Despite his very public defense of North Carolina's anti-LGBT law, emails reveal that Gov. Pat McCrory worked behind the scenes to try and limit the more egregious parts of HB 2.

As Economic Harm of HB2 Grows, NC GOP Politicians Backpedal

By Maria Dominguez | Sep 26
As unfortunate economic consequences continue to climb, with the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) both canceling events in the state, former supporters of the bill seem to be shifting position.

Federal Judge Allows North Carolina Officials to Keep Refusing Same-Sex Marriages

By John Riley | Sep 24
A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to a North Carolina law that allows magistrates and registers of deeds to refuse to marry same-sex couples by citing religious objections.

North Carolina Republican: Anti-LGBT Law May Warrant Repeal

Sep 14
A Republican state senator says the North Carolina legislature should consider repealing the law she and other GOP colleagues approved in March limiting anti-discrimination rules for LGBT people and which bathrooms transgender people can use.

NCAA President on Pulling Championships from N.C. Over "Bathroom"Llaw

NCAA President on Pulling Championships from N.C. Over "Bathroom"Llaw

Sep 14
The NCSAA has pulled seven events from North Carolina thanks to the state's anti-LGBT law, HB2.

Anti-Gay Hotspots Also Top Consumers of Gay Porn

By Bill Allen | Aug 28
The more Republican and religious the state is, the more their residents love porn. So except for District of Columbia and New York, all of the Southern red states are the leaders in watching gay porn. And lots of it.

NC Transgender Activist Compiles Bathroom-Safe Venue List

By Maria Dominguez | Aug 21
Since the advent of House Bill 2 (HB2), there has been an undeniable air of adversity in North Carolina, especially for transgender citizens of the state. One transgender activist has taken action.

Federal Judge Hears Arguments in Lawsuit Challenging HB 2

By John Riley | Aug 7
On Monday, a federal judge heard oral arguments on a motion seeking to stop North Carolina from enforcing its controversial HB 2 law.

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