Federal judge rules in North Carolina’s ‘bathroom bill’

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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, […]


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