Post Tagged with: "North Carolina"
A new analysis found the state will lose millions in lost business thanks to its anti-LGBT House Bill 2.
The poll indicated growing acceptance for gay rights, a nonpartisan research group said on Friday.
"If we demonstrate the power of the purse, then we will demonstrate the power of democracy," said NAACP President Cornell Brooks.
"The situation is urgent," said North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper at a news conference.
Discrimination proves to be bad for business once again.
Republicans backpedaled on HB2 deal and left law in place.
HB2, which has been blamed for hundreds of millions of dollars in economic losses for North Carolina, could be repealed as early as Wednesday.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'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's Republican-dominated legislature is moving to strip powers from the state's incoming governor, Democrat Roy Cooper.
A study found that Texas' economy could suffer greatly — like North Carolina’s did —if lawmakers sign anti-LGBT legislation.
Wells Fargo Mobile Response Unit team to station in Lumberton, North Carolina.
A district judge called the voter registrations removal process "insane" and said it "sounds like something that was put together in 1901."
Republicans pushed to significantly restrict early voting and voting hours, as well as limit the number of poll sites in some areas.
The man removed from the rally is actually a longtime supporter of the Republican candidate.
Grace Bell Hardison, who has been on the voting rolls for 30 years, almost lost her right to vote in the presidential election.
Family says video does not support police narrative that Keith Scott was holding a gun.
The grandchildren of Black grandmothers "have different and deeper fears about the world," Clinton acknowledged at a North Carolina church on Sunday.
"The cornerstone of this great country is the right to vote — and you should be fighting to make sure that every citizen who can vote, does!"
Activists are calling for the resignations of Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney and members of the city council.
The investors "do not support legislation that limits discrimination protections and hampers the ability of our companies to offer open and productive workplaces and communities."
Effective Oct. 1, body cam footage will no longer be public record.
Republican Congressman Robert Pittenger blamed Black resentment of whites as the reason for the protests, not police injustice.
As protests calm down across Charlotte, the family of Keith Scott said the video of his shooting death provided more questions than answers.
Protests continued through the night in Charlotte, North Carolina, following the shooting death of Keith Scott by a police officer.