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The NAACP is announcing plans for an economic boycott of North Carolina to protest laws enacted by the state's conservative General Assembly, including one limiting LGBT protections.
Gay-rights groups and Gov. Roy Cooper criticized the proposal after it was filed Wednesday. The North Carolina Values Coalition said Thursday that HB2 should stay in place.
Newly released emails show McCrory responded by writing "wow" after his political strategist shared a poll indicating broad opposition to a Charlotte non-discrimination ordinance.
The lawsuit was filed in January by Sgt. Keith Wildhaber, a 22-year veteran of the department. Saracino told the newspaper the alleged conversation never occurred.
North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper is proposing what he calls a compromise to repeal an LGBT law that has led to lost business expansions and sporting events.
More legislation is being filed to repeal the North Carolina law known as House Bill 2, but the measures would also create LGBT anti-discrimination protections statewide.
A booster for North Carolina sporting events is telling legislators the state could lose out on NCAA championship events for another five years if they don't soon address a law limiting LGBT rights and which public bathrooms transgender people can use.
The executive director of a North Carolina sports group says the state could lose dozens of NCAA championship events if legislation limiting protections for the LGBT community isn't repealed.
A spokeswoman for the organization says it made the decision based on states and communities changing how gender is defined.