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Lynch: Transgender bias ‘civil rights struggle’

In suing the state where she was born and raised for discriminating against transgender people, Attorney General Loretta Lynch invoked the defining civil rights...

N.C. gov stands firm on transgender bias

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory shows no signs of backing down in the face of the federal government's Monday deadline to declare he won't...

North Carolina’s homophobia threat

North Carolina's prized public universities could be the biggest losers as state leaders defend a new law limiting the rights of LGBT people. The 17-university...

Springsteen cancels N.C. show over law

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band canceled their North Carolina concert because of the state's new law blocking anti-discrimination rules for the LGBT...

Companies, local officials oppose N.C. law

Company CEOs and municipal officials are joining other government and business leaders opposing North Carolina's new law that prevents specific anti-discrimination rules for LGBT...

An NC fight over transgender rights

North Carolina lawmakers return to work in a special session Wednesday to consider stopping a new Charlotte ordinance set to take effect April 1...

N.C. Senate overrides veto of gay union opt out

A measure that would allow some public officials in North Carolina to opt out of performing gay marriages moved closer to becoming law on...

N.C. Governor will veto gay marriage ‘opt-out’ bill

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory said on Thursday he would veto legislation allowing government officials to refuse to perform marriages by citing religious objections. The...

Religious ‘rights’ bills stall as Indiana ‘clarifies’

Indiana Republicans pledged on Monday to clarify a new "religious freedom" law, while similar proposals stalled in Georgia and North Carolina after businesses and...

North Carolina Senate race: A choice of extremes

North Carolina's Senate race boils down to a battle of extremes. At least that's how Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis...