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North Carolina's new law limiting discrimination claims was approved in a special legislative session and signed by Gov. Pat McCrory later the same day to prevent a Charlotte City Council anti-discrimination ordinance from taking effect this Friday.
The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear met Monday to discuss multiple voting topics.
The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of North Carolina, Lambda Legal, and Equality NC will hold a press conference tomorrow to announce the filing of a federal lawsuit challenging House Bill 2.
Durham Assistant Police Chief Winslow Forbes is suing the city and Police Chief Jose Lopez, alleging civil rights violations.
New Hanover Regional Medical Center will pay $146,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) according to a release on the agency's website. The EEOC had charged that the hospital violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by prohibiting applicants and employees from working if they were taking legally prescribed narcotic medications.
No comment today from Brunswick County Commissioner Charles Warren after he filed a discrimination claim against the county for "race" and "retaliation."