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Production studios threaten to boycott NC unless HB2 repealed

North Carolina’s controversial HB2 could jeopardize the future of the state’s film industry, just as it attempts to reclaim its former glory after a lack of support from state legislators drove productions away in 2015.

DC mayor bans city workers from travel to NC

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has banned city employees from official travel to North Carolina, joining a growing list of governors and mayors who've forbidden trips to the state.

Religious leaders weigh in on HB2

Reverend John McLaughlin of St. Jude's MCC joined other Metropolitan Community Church leaders in speaking out against HB2.

A look at North Carolina’s law on restrooms, discrimination

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.

Christian legal aid firm offers to defend NC law

A Christian legal aid group is offering to defend a new North Carolina law against a lawsuit challenging its near ban of anti-discrimination protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people.

Connecticut governor bars state travel to NC

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is banning state-funded travel to North Carolina in response to a new law there that he and other critics have called discriminatory to members of the LGBT community.

Chicago mayor says he plans to poach NC businesses

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he will try to poach businesses and conventions from North Carolina.

Wilmington businesses join NC safe bathrooms map opposing HB2

Dozens of businesses across the state are showing their opposition to House Bill 2 by joining a safe bathroom Google map.

US businesses join backlash against ‘Anti-LGBT’ law in NC

More than 80 companies are expressing their frustration with North Carolina's so-called "anti-LGBT" law and have submitted a letter to the state's governor demanding that the controversial law be repealed.

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