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North Carolina OKs rolling back 'bathroom bill'

5 years 4 months 2 weeks ago Thursday, March 30 2017 Mar 30, 2017 March 30, 2017 1:52 PM March 30, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press

RALEIGH - A bill rolling back North Carolina's contentious LGBT "bathroom bill" has passed the General Assembly and is now headed to the governor's desk.

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has said he supports the measure. Republican legislative leaders announced a compromise with the governor late Wednesday night and the measure passed quickly in both the Senate and the House on Thursday.

Not everyone is pleased with the deal. Social conservatives would prefer to have House Bill 2 stay on the books. Gay rights groups believe the replacement bill still allows discrimination.

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