Home » Posts tagged with » Gov Pat McCrory

McCrory took $500,000 earmarked for Hurricane Matthew to use against the poor

McCrory took $500,000 earmarked for Hurricane Matthew to use against the poor

Last June the North Carolina Legislature at the request of Gov Pat McCrory moved a half-million dollars from the state’s emergency fund to his office for the legal defense of HB2. They did it by passing a bill authorizing the transfer which sat on McCrory’s desk unsigned until it automatically became law. McCrory’s HB2 wasn’t just a bill […]

McCrory to call special session to repeal HB2, if Charlotte caves to bullying

McCrory to call special session to repeal HB2, if Charlotte caves to bullying

McCrory spokesman Josh Ellis said today in a statement that the governor would call a special session if two requisites are met: Charlotte must move first to repeal its expanded protections to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people; and secondly, a majority of lawmakers must be in favor of repeal. “If the Charlotte City Council […]

ACC joins NCAA and NBA moving Championship Games From NC over HB2

ACC joins NCAA and NBA moving Championship Games From NC over HB2

The Atlantic Coast Conference(ACC) announced Wednesday that they will move all of their championship games out of North Carolina because of HB2. This was a local response, as the ACC headquarters is in Greensboro and 4 of five charter members are from the tar heel, North Carolina, Duke, Wake Forest and North Carolina State. The […]

Leaked NC bill creates transgender HB2 SRS ID cards

Leaked NC bill creates transgender HB2 SRS ID cards

A draft bill NC bill obtained by WBTV would create mandatory transgender HB2 SRS ID cards identifying those who have undergone sexual reassignment surgery and those who had not. The draft bill would also increase punishment for those using the restroom who upon demand did not present said card or were in violation. The bill […]

DOJ gives NC Gov McCrory until Monday to stop enforcement of HB2

DOJ gives NC Gov McCrory until Monday to stop enforcement of HB2

The Department of Justice has just sent a letter to the North Carolina government warning them that if they don’t stop enforcement of HB2 by Monday they will be sued. Governor Pat McCrory called the DOJ letter ‘governmental overreach’ while defending his draconian statewide law. At the chamber of commerce meeting last night McCrory responded […]

NCAA to require host state be #HB2 Free!

NCAA to require host state be #HB2 Free!

NC Gov Pat McCrory’s blatantly discriminatory #HB2, now synonymous with hate, has been defeated on the court. Next step, in the court. We will Win. A google search this morning resulted in 160,000 returns when queried about NC Gov Pat McCrory telling opponents of HB2 with news that his basketball team would play at the […]