Bad HB2 Repeal Deal Approved by NC General Assembly; Heads to Roy Cooper for Signature

North Carolina

The North Carolina House approved a sham HB2 repeal bill blasted by LGBTQ and civil rights groups by a vote of 70-48, sending it to Governor Roy Cooper for his signature.

RELATED: LGBTQ Rights Groups Slam Discriminatory Late Night Deal to Repeal HB2 Ahead of NCAA Deadline

The Senate passed the bill earlier ahead of a looming deadline from the NCAA, which threatened to pull all sports events from the state until 2022 unless it was repealed.

The shameful bill’s provisions include an extension for the state to continue discriminating against LGBTQ people until 2020.

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