Much has been written about the corporate response to passage of the controversial “bathroom bill” signed by Governor Pat McCrory, but it’s become increasingly clear the anti-LGBT legislation will also impact some vacation plans.
Dozens of comments on the state’s official Travel & Tourism Facebook page finds people rethinking vacation plans after this week’s legislative action.
One writer simply posted a link to The New York Times editorial title: “Transgender law makes North Carolina pioneer in bigotry”
Here’s a sampling of other remarks:
Montana’s Governor hoping to capture some of those tourism dollars issued the following invitation on social media:
And San Francisco’s Mayor has banned travel to N.C. after passage of the discriminatory law.
… let me be clear that San Francisco taxpayers will not subsidize legally-sanctioned discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in any City or State.
Do you think the new law will have an economic impact on our state? We welcome your comments below.