Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr told The Huffington Post that North Carolina’s Republican lawmakers went too far when they passed House Bill 2, and need to rein it in before a judge does it for them.
Instead of using their platforms and power to address the very real dangers of underfunded public schools, gun violence, environmental hazards, job losses, income inequality and lack of access to health care, our lawmakers are showing our kids that they are willing to fight for discrimination, even if it doesn’t make any sense.I worry our children are hearing loud and clear the message that the privacy and safety of LGBTQ North Carolinians, including children, are not worth protecting.
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