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Justice Department Announces Lawsuit Against North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory Over Hate Law

The Human Rights Campaign recaps what just happened: Today, HRC and Equality NC responded to an announcement by Attorney General Loretta Lynch that the U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, the state’s Department of Public Safety, and the University of North Carolina and Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina. ...

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BREAKING: US Justice Department Rules North Carolina’s HB2 Violates The Civil Rights Act Of 1964

From the Charlotte Observer: U.S. Justice Department officials Wednesday notified Gov. Pat McCrory that House Bill 2 violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act. The department gave state officials until Monday to address the situation “by confirming that the State will not comply with or implement HB2.” The letter says HB2, which pre-empted Charlotte’s anti-discrimination ordinance, violates Title IX of the ...

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