Letters to the Editor

Gary Pellom: Performers need to support cause

The artists, performers and businesses who have canceled North Carolina appearances in protest of House Bill 2 are missing the point. If they want to effect change, the most powerful weapon they have is money.

Those who have canceled should have instead pledged the profits of their activities in support of political candidates who oppose the legislation. This issue isn’t going to be resolved in the near future, but it can eventually be settled at the ballot box.

Gary Pellom