Tag: HB2

'Bathroom Bill' to Cost North Carolina $3.76 Billion

House Bill 2, North Carolina’s anti-LGBT legislation that went into effect last year, could cost the state at least $3.76 billion in lost revenue over the next dozen years, an Associated Press analysis concluded. HB2 prevents cities and localities from putting in place anti-discrimination policies regarding sexual orientation and gender…

North Carolina Fails to Repeal Bathroom Bill

North Carolina Republicans backed out of what was supposed to be a clean repeal of House Bill 2, known as HB2, or the “bathroom bill.” HB2 prevents cities and localities from putting in place anti-discrimination policies regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. It also forces transgender people to use the…

North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Stance Forces NBA to Move All-Star Game

The NBA on Thursday announced it is moving its 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte, North Carolina, due to the league’s objections to the state’s anti-LGBT stance. The move could cost the city and state a reported $100 million in lost revenue, and that is on top of considerable revenue…

North Carolina, DOJ Trade Lawsuits Over 'Bathroom Law'

(UPDATE: Monday, May 9, 3:53 p.m.) The Department of Justice today filed a lawsuit against the state of North Carolina hours after Gov. Pat McCrory filed a lawsuit against the DOJ. The DOJ’s lawsuit states that North Carolina’s “bathroom bill,” House Bill 2, violates Title VII of the Civil Rights…