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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.

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so-called "anti-LGBT" law and have submitted a letter to the state's governor demanding that the controversial law be repealed.
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AG, CEOs urge repeal of new state transgender law

A top legislative Republican says North Carolina's Democratic attorney general should resign if he won't defend a far-reaching new state law that in part voids Charlotte's anti-discrimination ordinance.
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Seattle mayor bans city employee travel to North Carolina

Seattle's mayor has banned city employee travel to North Carolina after a law was signed last week there preventing all cities and counties from passing anti-discrimination rules.
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Georgia governor to veto ‘Anti-LGBT’ bill

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said this morning he will veto House Bill 757, also known by critics as the "anti-LGBT" bill.
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Lawsuit: LGBT people face disfavored treatment

Opponents of a new North Carolina law blocking Charlotte and other local governments from passing anti-discrimination rules and requiring students to use bathrooms assigned to their biological sex have sued in federal court.
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Equality groups to file discrimination lawsuit against House Bill 2

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.

Georgia Governor under pressure from Hollywood, businesses to veto ‘Anti-LGBT’ bill

Hollywood stars and major U.S. companies have spoken out against a bill in Georgia that they argue discriminates against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

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