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2016 Year in Review — Retrospective: From the offices of ENC to the capitol, Chris Sgro stands out

The executive director of Equality North Carolina (ENC) has had a busy year during 2016. He has worked tirelessly on issues that surround making Tar Heel State’s LGBTQ citizens better. And, that has not been easy, especially in the face of the alt-Right’s agenda to “push ‘em gays down and strip ‘em of their rights.”

Charlotte law firm representing plaintiffs challenging legality of anti-LGBT magistrate bill

Charlotte-based law firm Tin Walker Fulton & Owen are representing six plaintiffs who filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday morning, challenging Senate Bill 2, which has given magistrates the right to refuse marriage certificates to same sex couples if they cite a “sincerely held religious objection.” Ansley V. North Carolina disputes the legality of Senate Bill …