All of the coverage and discussion re. North Carolina's HB2 has been about LGBT issues.

The real meat of the bill is in section 2 and prohibits any local or county govt. from enacting any rules about wages or working conditions. It also re-instates Jim Crow. The LGBT part is bad but a shiny object to distract us from the real purpose of the bill. Read the bill here: http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2015E2/Bills/House/PDF/H2v1.pdf

I predict that the Governor will agree to amend the law to remove the LGBT content and leave the rest.

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Keith Weborg Sr. 3 years 16 weeks ago
#1

I have a sign along our local county road on which I post political statements. Besides Bernie Sanders, it also says "The GOPs don't give a damn about you, your God or your Fetus; Just your vote!

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ehuntley 3 years 16 weeks ago
#2

I just read the article NC HB2 is a Koch Bros.Trojan horse (transgender bathroom bill in North Carolina) and then read the bill you referenced below. Thank you for sharing this although I'm so po'd and don't know what to do about it. If you have suggestions, please let me know. Thank you for sharing this information. You're absolutely right. When I got to the end it it was so clear what they're up to. http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2015E2/Bills/House/PDF/H2v1.pdf - See more at: http://www.thomhartmann.com/users/dan-mahoney/blog/2016/03/nc-hb2-koch-brostrojan-horse#sthash.tSM7Ieqx.dpuf

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Alchemical Amazon 3 years 15 weeks ago
#3

Does anyone know if this same Trojan Horse was inserted into the Mississippi bill that just passed?

dsm2ac 3 years 15 weeks ago
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Quote Alchemical Amazon:

Does anyone know if this same Trojan Horse was inserted into the Mississippi bill that just passed?

CNN links to it here.

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telliottmbamsc 3 years 15 weeks ago
#5

governing like the xfiles: Deceive, Inveigle, Obfuscate.

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jaredfromdowningtown 3 years 15 weeks ago
#6

HB 2 is an example of modern GOP fascist governace. Not only does it limite LGBTQI rights, but it bans local cities and counties from enacting progressive laws for their own areas. They want to centeralize the state governments and get rid of the federal government.

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robr 3 years 15 weeks ago
#7

Hmm. After reading it, I agree with the analysis, but what is the Koch connection?

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