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NCAA Again Weighing North Carolina as Host after Bathroom Law Repeal

Settlement Proposed in North Carolina Transgender Bathroom Lawsuit

A consent decree proposed by Gov. Roy Cooper (D), the ACLU and transgender people who sued the state would remove some harmful effects of HB 2.

How These Six Black Female Police Chiefs Broke the Glass Ceiling in North Carolina

Women account for only 13 percent of police officers across the U.S., but these six women are breaking the mold.

More CEOs Condemn Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

More CEOs Condemn Trump’s Response to Charlottesville

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said that by not immediately rebuking white supremacists, President Trump “missed a critical opportunity to help bring our country together.”

Following Charlottesville, Three CEOs Leave Trump Council

Following Charlottesville, Three CEOs Leave Trump Council

Executives are making quick decisions in a critical time for business leaders — but not all statements are equal.

Charlottesville, Corporate Leaders Must Take a Stand

Corporate Leaders Must Take a Stand

Charlottesville changes everything.

N.C. Policeman Not Charged in Shooting that Sparked Protests

Charlotte Board Split over Police Chief’s Finding in Killing of Black Man

It was the first time that a majority on the panel in North Carolina’s biggest city did not agree with the police chief in such a case.

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.