Post Tagged with: "North Carolina"
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.
Women account for only 13 percent of police officers across the U.S., but these six women are breaking the mold.
Walmart CEO Doug McMillon said that by not immediately rebuking white supremacists, President Trump “missed a critical opportunity to help bring our country together.”
Executives are making quick decisions in a critical time for business leaders — but not all statements are equal.
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.
Transgender people still face discrimination and threats to their safety in North Carolina, advocacy groups said in a new federal court action on Friday.
The Supreme Court has dealt with North Carolina voting rights cases three times in the past three weeks.
The ruling is expected to largely impact future court cases, particularly in the South.
The Supreme Court rejected a Republican bid to revive a law that intentionally aimed to suppress Black voter turnout.
Rights groups criticized the NCAA for returning to North Carolina while its cities were still banned from passing anti-discrimination laws.
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.
The “Uphold Historical Marriage Act” would not recognize same-sex marriage whether they were conducted in the state or not.
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.
The Atlantic Coast Conference was the first organization to end a boycott of North Carolina in response to the state's discriminatory “bathroom bill.”
“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.
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.