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NAACP announces plans for North Carolina economic boycott

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.

Sides line up for, against HB2 repeal compromise

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.

Emails show Pat McCrory saw widespread support for HB2

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.

Officer allegedly told to ‘tone down gayness’ for promotion

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.
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Cooper offers ‘compromise’ to repeal HB2; Republican leaders, LGBT group not impressed

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.
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Democrats file HB2 repeal legislation with LGBT protections

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.
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Sports group pleads with legislators to get HB2 off books

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.
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Sports official: HB2 could cost North Carolina NCAA events

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state could lose dozens of NCAA championship events if legislation limiting protections for the LGBT community isn't repealed.
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Boy Scouts will allow transgender children into programs

A spokeswoman for the organization says it made the decision based on states and communities changing how gender is defined.

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