N.C. Gov. McCrory Continues to Misrepresent HB 2 with ‘Meet the Press’ Appearance

This governor has no shame! He’s misrepresenting the truth, or in other words, he’s lying…

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North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory continues to misrepresent the animus behind the state’s discriminatory anti-transgender law, HB 2, with an appearance on ‘Meet the Press’ this morning. In the interview, McCrory attempted to create cover for himself from the increasing economic fallout directly tied to HB 2 by falsely claiming that other states have similar laws, citing varying inaccurate numbers throughout his interview. The governor also grasped to portray the business opposition to the law as at odds with the values of most North Carolinians – even though 64 percent of residents in the state actually support comprehensive nondiscrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

The governor at one point referred to the backlash over HB 2 as “a very complex subject and a very personal subject.”

“There’s nothing complex about discrimination – either you take a stand against it or you enable it,”…

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