Content Filed Under: HB2 Backlash

The legal effects regarding North Carolina’s infamous, discriminatory HB 2.

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North Carolina Governor Issues Nondiscrimination Executive Order, But Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination Persists

By Adam Polaski • October 19, 2017, 7:15 pm The executive order is a step forward, but  it doesn't address the fact that anti-LGBTQ discrimination is still the law of the land in North Carolina.
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NCAA Pulls Championship Events from North Carolina Because of Anti-LGBT HB2

By Adam Polaski • September 13, 2016, 10:41 am The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced last night that they will move all previously awarded championship events to North Carolina out of the state because of HB 2.
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Federal Court to Hear Arguments on Anti-Transgender Provisions of North Carolina’s HB2

By Adam Polaski • July 29, 2016, 11:25 pm The hearing on Monday in the case, Carcaño v. McCrory solely focuses on the provision of HB2 that effectively forbids transgender people from using the restroom by ignoring North Carolinians' gender identity and targeting transgender people for exclusion from public places and facilities.
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In Desperate Move to Preserve HB2, North Carolina Sues Federal Government for Right to Discriminate

By Adam Polaski • May 9, 2016, 11:11 am Governor Pat McCrory and leading North Carolina lawmakers are once again doubling down behind HB 2, filing a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today calling the federal inquiry into the anti-transgender law “baseless and blatant overreach.”
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North Carolina Attorney General Will Not Defend the Unconstitutional, Anti-LGBT HB2

By Adam Polaski • March 29, 2016, 11:25 am Today at a press conference in Raleigh, North Carolina, the state's Attorney General Roy Cooper announced that his office would not defend House Bill 2.
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North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT HB2 is Challenged in Federal Court

By Adam Polaski • March 28, 2016, 9:50 am This morning, March 28, Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of North Carolina, and Equality NC joined together in filing a legal challenge to HB2.