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N.C. House of Representatives – QNotes

Separate bills filed in N.C. House, Senate to replace and repeal HB2

Both would expand protections for LGBTQ people

Two bills have been introduced, one in each house of the North Carolina legislature, aiming to fully repeal House Bill 2 (HB2) and replace it with non-discrimination protections including sexual orientation and gender identity. In a legislature that has staunchly refused to repeal the transphobic law, sponsors of the repeal bills know that passing the new legislation may prove a serious challenge.

In highly contested races, organizations release endorsements

Progressive candidates are campaigning hard for equality, many get press nods

This year, by far, has shaped up to be one of the most contested campaign seasons in decades. With Hillary Clinton battling Donald Trump and Attorney General Roy Cooper duking it out with Gov. Pat McCrory, there has not been a day that has gone by without some sort of front page splash.