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McCrory scheduled to appear on 'Meet the Press' Sunday

Posted April 15

House Bill 2

As negative response continues to pour in over North Carolina's House Bill 2, Gov. Pat McCrory on Sunday will make an appearance on NBC's "Meet the Press" with Chuck Todd.

The weekly national news roundtable airs on WRAL-TV at 10 a.m.

On Friday, renowned acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil became the latest group to cancel scheduled performances in North Carolina because of the law, which requires people to use the public bathroom that corresponds to the gender listed on their birth certificates, excludes gays and transgender people from protections against employment and public accommodations discrimination and bars cities and counties from extending such protections to them.

McCrory responded to criticism this week with an executive order that reaffirmed the need for the bathroom provision of the law.

At the same time, however, he expanded discrimination protections to gay and transgender state workers and asked the legislature to roll back the portion of the law that eliminated the ability for workers to sue for discrimination in state court.

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  • Fanny Chmelar Apr 17, 1:19 p.m.
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    He got skewered. Welcome Governor Cooper in January!

  • Russell Chapman Apr 17, 9:08 a.m.
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    You need to educate yourself. A majority of child molesters commit their crimes on children that they already know and are in fact mostly straight males.

  • Russell Chapman Apr 17, 8:21 a.m.
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    There are approximately 17,000 registered sex offenders in NC. Roughly 2,500 Priests have been recognized to of molested children by the Vatican in the last 12 years alone. More than 12,000 felons are on parole in the State. All of these people can LEGALLY use the restroom with your child. So until the legislature keeps those people away from your child, I'm guessing they aren't actually concerned about safety in the bathroom.

  • Johnathan Gault Apr 15, 4:52 p.m.
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    It's a trap, the media always has the final say. This is why their base is frustrated with them, they pander to their critics, thinking they will eventually like them, DUH!!!! McCrory is correct on this but he will be made to look the fool. Dumb, dumb, dumb political move.