Justice Department drops North Carolina LGBT rights lawsuit
15 April, 2017, 02:41 | Author: Michele Stevens
House Bill 2's most controversial provision was the requirement that in state-run buildings transgender people use the bathrooms, changing rooms and showers that corresponded to the sex on their birth certificates rather than their gender identity.
First, the repeal doesn't take the law off the books - It's been replaced with HB142. "This sham 'deal, ' passed without a single LGBTQ person at the table, actually doubles down on discrimination against millions of North Carolinians". The reason lies in those red numbers they see in their budget.
That spurred some organizations, including the NCAA, to resume business with the state. "HB2 was unconstitutional as of the moment it was enacted". And we know that PayPal's departure meant a loss of 400 jobs, with Deutsche Bank accounting for another 250.
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LGBTQ advocates were outraged by what they called a "fake repeal". His comments to ESPN made it obvious that the bill was created to serve as a threat to the ACC.
If the ACC boycotts the state of North Carolina again, a new bill proposed on Tuesday before the North Carolina legislature would pull NC State and the University of North Carolina from the Atlantic Coast Conference. It violates all basic principles of diversity, inclusion and basic civil rights. HB2 originated in response to the Charlotte City Council's addition of LGBT protections to the city's non-discrimination ordinance.
"The lawsuit was reinforced by Obama's directions to the nation's K-12 schools, which told administrators to accept and support any child's claim they are transgender, to hide children's sexual claims from their parents, and to punish other children who decline to use pronouns favored by a "transgender" child - such as "him" or her" - even in science class. So, between now and December 1, 2020, North Carolina's nondiscrimination policies, regardless of locality, are governed by state statute and federal law, save for a few limited exceptions for entities that contract with certain local governments. "As with most compromises, this new law is far from ideal". "If we don't do this, we are discriminating against people of faith", he said, referring to clerks, judges, justices of the peace and other elected officials empowered to issue marriage licenses in Texas' 254 counties. Despite seemingly endless pieces of legislation calling for their protection, Congress has not passed a single one. Texas' non-discrimination laws now do not include sexual orientation or gender identity as protected classes. Why is the federal government needed in order for people to do what is right? The Fourth Circuit, which covers North and SC, has not examined this question recently, which seems headed for debate and final resolution at the United States Supreme Court.
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