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McCrory drops duplicate HB2 lawsuit against feds

Posted September 17

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— Gov. Pat McCrory on Friday dropped one of the state's lawsuit with the federal government over the legality of House Bill 2, leaving untouched a separate and similar contest in a different judicial district.

The now-dropped lawsuit was filed in May by McCrory and Frank Perry, secretary of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, in the Eastern District of North Carolina to determine if HB2 violated federal law. U.S. In response, Attorney General Loretta Lynch filed a similar case in the Middle District of North Carolina.

Friday's notice of dismissal was filed to avoid paying the "substantial costs" of litigating two similar lawsuits in two judicial districts.

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  • Charlie Watkins Sep 19, 7:01 a.m.
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    Give it up.

    The LGBT has won every fight. Forget it.

    Move on to something else. The war is over.

  • Clarence Hill Sep 18, 8:08 p.m.
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    McCrory "ain't perfect" but he sure is better than Cooper. McCrory has solidified his base with HB-2. Cooper's base is in "quick sand". I can hardly wait to vote and it won't be for "sinking-sand-do nothing-Cooper.

  • Carol Smith Sep 18, 11:29 a.m.
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    true. there is has been nothing but embarrassment and controversy for four years.

  • Carol Smith Sep 18, 11:26 a.m.
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    here is a coliseum of things mcdoofus does no realize.

  • Carol Smith Sep 18, 11:24 a.m.
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  • Aiden Audric Sep 18, 10:00 a.m.
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    I'm looking forward to Cooper bringing dignity back to NC. Coal Ash McCrory has done the types of damage that only someone with Cooper's integrity can undo.

  • Tom Dellava Sep 18, 8:50 a.m.
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    Couldn't agree more! Can't wait to see you out of office, McCrory!

  • Marilyn Loftin Sep 18, 7:59 a.m.
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    NC loves McCrory!

  • Tracy T. Dalrymple Sep 17, 9:44 p.m.
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    Too little, too late McCrory. Book an appointment with a moving company in November.

  • Paul Maxwell Sep 17, 8:22 p.m.
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    Poor guy...doesn't realize that the party is over.

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