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Parsing HB-2's Bathroom Babble

Harold Lloyd | Posted 02.15.2017 | Home
Harold Lloyd

The toothless babble of HB-2 "protects" no one other than perhaps employers whose employees have more restricted rights as a result. Let's repeal this political mess that backfired on McCrory and will backfire on Berger and Moore as well if we don't move on.

North Carolina GOP's Power Grab Temporarily Blocked By Court

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home

A North Carolina court temporarily blocked a law that dismantles some of the powers of Gov. Roy Cooper (D), according to a temporary restraining order...

Politician Wants To Make It A Crime To Call Pat McCrory Out As A Bigot

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.25.2017 | Home

North Carolina’s former governor got a bit more than he bargained for on Inauguration Day when he was heckled by a group of LGBTQ rights activists i...

Former NC Governor Chased, Cornered By Pro-LGBTQ Protesters

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.23.2017 | Home

North Carolina’s former governor found himself in a tight spot last week when he was heckled by a group of pro-LGBTQ protesters. Pat McCrory was vis...

Toilets, Trials, and Tolls: Cleaning Up After Pat McCrory

Harold Lloyd | Posted 12.31.2016 | Home
Harold Lloyd

We all know that North Carolina's Gov. Pat McCrory hastily signed HB2 only to acknowledge that pre-existing state law discrimination remedies should n...

Judge Temporarily Blocks Law Stripping Incoming North Carolina Governor's Power

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 12.30.2016 | Home

A North Carolina judge has temporarily blocked a law prohibiting Governor-elect Roy Cooper (D) from making appointments to the state election board. C...

Here Are 13 Of The Worst Anti-LGBTQ Villains Of 2016

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.27.2016 | Home

After years of progressive strides, 2016 turned out to be an unfortunate stumbling block in the LGBTQ community’s quest for equality. Unquestionabl...

North Carolina Fails To Repeal Anti-LGBTQ Bill

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home

What was supposed to be a smooth repeal of North Carolina’s anti-LGBTQ law fell apart Wednesday as Democrats said Republicans backed out on a deal t...

North Carolina Legislature Set To Repeal HB2

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) has called for the state legislature to meet in a special session Wednesday to take up the repeal of HB2, the cont...

Defeated North Carolina Governor Signs Bills Gutting Successor's Power

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home

Current North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) has signed two bills that will drastically reduce the powers of his successor, incoming Democratic Governo...

North Carolina Republicans Lost An Election, So Now They're Trying To Undermine The Results

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON ― Fresh off losing control of the governor’s seat, North Carolina Republicans are now trying to undermine the election results through ...

North Carolina Republicans Probably Won't Pack The State Supreme Court

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 12.08.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON ― National news outlets, including ThinkProgress, Bloomberg, The New Republic and Slate, have amplified a rumor that Republican lawmakers...

Pat McCrory Finally Concedes To Winner In North Carolina Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 12.07.2016 | Home

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) finally conceded the state’s gubernatorial race to state Attorney General Roy Cooper (D) on Monday. “Being the...

North Carolina NAACP Fights Back Against Lawsuit Disenfranchising Black Voters

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 12.05.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON ― The North Carolina NAACP said Friday it will file a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that would potentially allow Gov. Pat McCrory (R), who ...

North Carolina State Board Of Elections Dismisses Some Of Pat McCrory’s Election Protests

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 11.30.2016 | Home

North Carolina’s State Board of Elections ordered local election boards Monday night to dismiss any election protest from Gov. Pat McCrory (R) that ...

North Carolina's LGBTQ Community Doesn't Want To Spend 4 More Years With Pat McCrory

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 11.22.2016 | Home

RALEIGH, N.C. ― It’s 9:55 p.m. on Election Day, and the gubernatorial race between Gov. Pat McCrory (R) and North Carolina Attorney General Roy Co...

Court-Packing Rumors In North Carolina And The Need For Judicial Independence

Christine Nero Coughlin | Posted 11.22.2016 | Home
Christine Nero Coughlin

While the Constitutions of the United States and North Carolina provide the blueprint for our government's structure and the rights we all enjoy, this...

North Carolina Governor Race Still Undecided Amid Claims Of Votes By The Dead

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.18.2016 | Home

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - North Carolina’s gubernatorial race was undecided 10 days after the Nov. 8 vote and new allegations by the Republican incumbe...

Pat McCrory Should Think Twice Before Trying To Pack The North Carolina Supreme Court

Harold Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home
Harold Lloyd

Ordinarily, I would hesitate to respond to mere rumors. However, given the haste in which HB2 wreaked its havoc on North Carolina, I feel compelled to respond.

North Carolina Governor, Trailing In Votes, Vows To Fight Past Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 11.22.2016 | Home

One of the most tightly fought gubernatorial races in the U.S. still doesn’t have a clear winner. On Tuesday, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory offici...

North Carolina Governor's Race Is Way Too Close To Call

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 11.09.2016 | Home

RALEIGH, N.C. ― The North Carolina governor’s race between Democratic state Attorney General Roy Cooper and Republican incumbent Pat McCrory is to...

Virginia Newspaper Endorses Carolina Governor Because HB 2 Is Sending Them Jobs

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.29.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON ― A Virginia newspaper is endorsing North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) for re-election because his anti-LGBTQ law, HB 2, is driving busi...

HB 2 Just Cost North Carolina Another $250 Million

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.18.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON ― North Carolina just lost another $250 million to HB 2, the state’s controversial law that discriminates against lesbian, gay, bisexua...

Roy Cooper vs. Pat McCrory: Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For 2016 North Carolina Governor’s Race

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.31.2016 | Home
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide for the Roy Cooper vs. Pat McCrory Governor’s race? One that will give you an accurate, no-spin compar...

North Carolina Governor On Transgender Bathroom Law: The Liberals Made Me Do It

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.25.2016 | Home

In a gubernatorial debate Tuesday night, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) defended his signing of House Bill 2 earlier this year, which included a ...