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Businesses and community leaders speak up for equality and against discrimination #wearenotthis

Business and community leaders offer a powerful response to North Carolina’s new anti-LGBT law.

Here is a sampling: (Check back as we update!)

 

 

 

 

 

3 Comments


  1. Mark Eagle

    March 25, 2016 at 5:14 pm

    It’s not a company’s place to make a political statement. Concentrate on making good products at a fair price and leave politics out of it, then I will do business with you for that reason alone.

  2. Cathy McCarthy

    March 28, 2016 at 9:55 am

    LGBTQs are American citizens entitled to the SAME rights under the Constitution as all of us. Bathroom rights are not the only issue here, but basic human rights. Simply put, this law violates the Constitution of the USA! It is also reprehensible and the process under which is was developed and set into law was illegal (written in secret without public input, passed without public comment by a single party vote. Let us not forget that hidden within this legislation are clauses that discriminate against the poor and their rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness (minimum wage restrictions) and our right to seek redress for assaults against laws that are unconstitutional. In this respect, it is a wedge law. If the NC legislature can make it illegal for citizens to sue for redress against the NC Constitution (laws which already exist) then the NC courts can refuse to hear any case against the NC Constitution.

  3. Mark in Charlotte

    March 31, 2016 at 5:46 pm

    I love how all these business’ are so-called ‘inclusive’ and anti-‘discriminatory’ . . . . in words only.

    Their rhetoric, however, speaks LOUDER.

    They’re all inclusive and anti-discrimination EXCEPT when they disagree with religious freedom – the very backbone of our country’s founding which is why religious freedom is the FIRST AMENDMENT of the Constitution.

    I guess now I can see why there is global warming – all the rhetoric from these business’ are nothing but huffed-up hot air.

    THANK YOU Governor McCrory for signing HB2. It is a law of common sense, logic and safety for ALL people to do their bathroom business in private w/o harassment from the opposite sex. Men use the men’s room, ladies use the ladies room. Plain and simple.

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