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Controversy abounds over HB2 repeal ‘compromise’

LGBTQ advocates call the bill ‘HB 2.0’

The controversy surrounding House Bill 2 (HB2) sees developments every day. The anti-LGBTQ legislation, which mandates public restroom use by birth sex and nullifies local non-discrimination protections, has had received massive pushback from advocates and allies.

Many speculate on the legislature’s plans for this year’s session

HB2 a hot topic for the new legislative session

As the new year begins, many hope for a more productive legislative season than 2016 produced. House Bill 2 (HB2), the controversial “bathroom bill” that sparked widespread protests for its violation of transgender rights, is perhaps the biggest issue being debated by politicians, activists, and journalists alike.

As economic harm of HB2 grows, NC GOP politicians backpedal

HB2 supporters flip-flop after NCAA and ACC events

The past week presented several hopeful signs for opponents of House Bill 2 (HB2), the so-called Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act. As unfortunate economic consequences continue to climb, with the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) both canceling events in the state, former supporters of the bill seem to be shifting position.

Hillary Clinton condemns HB2, bigotry at campaign event in Greensboro

"This is where bigotry leads and we can’t afford it, not here or anywhere else," Clinton said.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hillary Clinton returned to the campaign trail after taking a few days off to recuperate from pneumonia, making a campaign stop in Greensboro on Thursday, where she condemned bigotry and HB2. She arrived at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) just one day after the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) cancelled championship …