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May, 2016

  • 15 May

    Charlotte Grace: Facebook– Not Just For Identifying Racists Anymore

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    Over the last few weeks, passionate arguments have been made in support of or against House Bill 2, the bill that requires transgender people in North Carolina to use the bathroom of the sex listed on their birth certificate. I even saw a long, eloquent post on an acquaintance’s Facebook …

March, 2016

  • 23 March

    N.C. House Votes To Outlaw LGBT Protections In Outrageous Move On Behalf Of Discrimination

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    On Wednesday the North Carolina General Assembly approved HB2, the bill which would block local governments from passing non-discrimination measures based on sexual orientation and gender identity.  The legislation was able to clear the General Assembly in under nine hours. This comes primarily as an attack on Charlotte, which decided earlier …

  • 9 March

    Missouri GOP Breaks Democrats 39 Hour Filibuster, Pass Anti-Gay Legislation

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    Republicans in Missouri’s state senate have broken a nearly 40-hour Democratic filibuster and voted to pass an anti-gay bill that would legally protect persons and organizations actively opposed to same-sex marriage. The GOP state senate passed the bill, Senate Joint Resolution 39 (SJR 39), with an overwhelming 23-9 vote Wednesday …

February, 2016

January, 2016