The State of North Carolina can’t enforce a controversial law that prevents transgender people from using public bathrooms and other facilities that match their gender identities. U.S. Judge Thomas Schroeder, a George W. Bush appointee, on Monday signed a consent decree submitted jointly by LGBT advocacy groups and North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper (D). The decree says the state’s executive branch is permanently prevented from using the law to “bar, prohibit, […]
BREAKING: A court approved a settlement in our legal challenge to #HB2 & its replacement.
People who are transgender CANNOT be prevented from using public restrooms & facilities that match their gender in state govt buildings.
This is an important victory but not a complete one pic.twitter.com/UXt69g47sH
— ACLU of North Carolina (@ACLU_NC) July 23, 2019
Big victory today for the LGBTQ community in North Carolina, but there is still work to be done to ensure nondiscrimination protections. My bill #H515 would fully repeal #HB2. Let’s get it done. https://t.co/ZlVAtLEdyt
— Rep. Graig Meyer (@GraigMeyer) July 23, 2019