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Trump Administration Drops North Carolina ‘Bathroom Bill’ Lawsuit

Lawsuit Says North Carolina Bathroom Law Still Harmful

Transgender people still face discrimination and threats to their safety in North Carolina, advocacy groups said in a new federal court action on Friday.

U.S. Supreme Court Faults N.C. on Voting Rights, Again

U.S. Supreme Court Faults N.C. on Voting Rights, Again

The Supreme Court has dealt with North Carolina voting rights cases three times in the past three weeks.

N.C. Gerrymandered to Limit Black Voters’ Influence, Supreme Court Rules

N.C. Gerrymandered to Limit Black Voters’ Influence, Supreme Court Rules

The ruling is expected to largely impact future court cases, particularly in the South.

Supreme Court Rejects Revival of Voter Suppression Law in N.C.

Supreme Court Rejects Revival of Voter Suppression Law in N.C.

The Supreme Court rejected a Republican bid to revive a law that intentionally aimed to suppress Black voter turnout.

U.S. Transgender People Harassed in Public Restrooms: Landmark Survey

NCAA Returns to North Carolina After Transgender Bathroom Law Repeal

Rights groups criticized the NCAA for returning to North Carolina while its cities were still banned from passing anti-discrimination laws.

Trump Administration Drops North Carolina ‘Bathroom Bill’ Lawsuit

Trump Administration Drops North Carolina ‘Bathroom Bill’ Lawsuit

The filing marks the first significant move in a complicated legal battle challenging the state’s nondiscrimination laws since the replacement of the original law.

N.C. Republicans Seek to Ban Gay Marriage

N.C. Republicans Seek to Ban Gay Marriage

The “Uphold Historical Marriage Act” would not recognize same-sex marriage whether they were conducted in the state or not.

NCAA Again Weighing North Carolina as Host after Bathroom Law Repeal

NCAA Again Weighing North Carolina as Host after Bathroom Law Repeal

A majority of the board “reluctantly” voted to permit the state to be considered for championship games in light of the new measure, the NCAA said.

A sign protesting a recent North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access is seen in bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina May 3, 2016. REUTERS

College League Ends North Carolina Boycott

The Atlantic Coast Conference was the first organization to end a boycott of North Carolina in response to the state's discriminatory “bathroom bill.”

Repeal of HB2 Still Discriminatory, Activists Call it a ‘Sell Out’

NC Bathroom Bill Repeal Still Discriminatory, Activists Call it a ‘Sell Out’

“It’s simply another version of HB2 dressed up in a way desperate lawmakers hope will save state’s economy,” said HRC President Chad Griffin.

North Carolina Governor-elect Roy Cooper

‘Bathroom Bill’ to Cost North Carolina $3.76 Billion

A new analysis found the state will lose millions in lost business thanks to its anti-LGBT House Bill 2.

Arkansas Supreme Court Blocks Local LGBT Nondiscrimination Measures

Americans Oppose Bathroom Laws Limiting Transgender Rights: Poll

The poll indicated growing acceptance for gay rights, a nonpartisan research group said on Friday.

NAACP Calls for Boycott of North Carolina over Voting, Bathroom Laws

NAACP Calls for Boycott of North Carolina over Voting, Bathroom Laws

"If we demonstrate the power of the purse, then we will demonstrate the power of democracy," said NAACP President Cornell Brooks.

A sign protesting a recent North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access is seen in bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina May 3, 2016. REUTERS

Governor, Artists Take Aim at States’ Transgender Measures

"The situation is urgent," said North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper at a news conference.

California Bans Government Travel to 'Anti-LGBT' States

California Bans Government Travel to ‘Anti-LGBT’ States

Discrimination proves to be bad for business once again.

North Carolina Fails to Repeal Bathroom Bill

North Carolina Fails to Repeal Bathroom Bill

Republicans backpedaled on HB2 deal and left law in place.

A sign protesting a recent North Carolina law restricting transgender bathroom access is seen in bathroom stalls at the 21C Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina May 3, 2016. REUTERS

North Carolina Considers Transgender Bathroom Law Repeal this Week

HB2, which has been blamed for hundreds of millions of dollars in economic losses for North Carolina, could be repealed as early as Wednesday.

North Carolina Governor-elect Roy Cooper

North Carolina Lawmakers Pass Curbs on Incoming Democratic Governor

North Carolina's Republican-dominated legislature passed a series of measures on Friday to curtail the executive authority of Democratic Governor-elect Roy Cooper just weeks before he takes office.

North Carolina Governor-elect Roy Cooper

N.C. Republicans Try to Strip Powers from Incoming Democratic Governor

North Carolina's Republican-dominated legislature is moving to strip powers from the state's incoming governor, Democrat Roy Cooper.

U.S. Appeals Court to Hear Gay Workplace Discrimination Case

Texas Could Lose $8.5 Billion if Anti-LGBT Legislation is Passed: Study

A study found that Texas' economy could suffer greatly — like North Carolina’s did —if lawmakers sign anti-LGBT legislation.

Wells Fargo Mobilizes to Help Customers in the Carolinas Impacted by Hurricane Matthew

Wells Fargo Mobilizes to Help Customers in the Carolinas Impacted by Hurricane Matthew

Wells Fargo Mobile Response Unit team to station in Lumberton, North Carolina.

NAACP Sues North Carolina Over Cancelled Voter Registrations

NAACP Sues North Carolina Over Cancelled Voter Registrations

A district judge called the voter registrations removal process "insane" and said it "sounds like something that was put together in 1901."

Emails show how Republicans lobbied to limit voting hours in North Carolina

Emails Show How Republicans Lobbied to Limit Voting Hours in North Carolina

Republicans pushed to significantly restrict early voting and voting hours, as well as limit the number of poll sites in some areas.

Trump Kicks Black man out of N.C. Rally, Calls him a 'Thug'

Trump Kicks Black Man Out of N.C. Rally, Calls Him a ‘Thug’

The man removed from the rally is actually a longtime supporter of the Republican candidate.