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    VIDEO: State Sen. Buck Newton, a Wilson Republican, speaks at beginning of a committee meeting introducing House Bill 2 which would prevent local governments from passing nondiscrimination ordinances and opening bathrooms for people to use based on the gender with which they identify.

VIDEO: State Sen. Buck Newton, a Wilson Republican, speaks at beginning of a committee meeting introducing House Bill 2 which would prevent local governments from passing nondiscrimination ordinances and opening bathrooms for people to use based on the gender with which they identify. Video by Jill Knight, Photo by Robert Willett newsobserver.com
VIDEO: State Sen. Buck Newton, a Wilson Republican, speaks at beginning of a committee meeting introducing House Bill 2 which would prevent local governments from passing nondiscrimination ordinances and opening bathrooms for people to use based on the gender with which they identify. Video by Jill Knight, Photo by Robert Willett newsobserver.com
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