Waggoner is a web designer who grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina, and her partner is trans, according to Buzzfeed. The governor says the law didn’t change the attorney general’s internal policies and “is inventing conflict that simply doesn’t exist”.
As the law also nullified local ordinances which would have extended additional protection against discriminations for LGBT people, HB2 has angered many in the state as well as activist groups. The is to be delivered to the governor’s office on 31 March and has been signed by Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai and Jack Dorsey, among others.
“Obeying the laws of the land and living up to the duties of the office and defending the Constitution is the foundation of our state government”, the North Carolina governor continued.
It also affects towns’ and cities’ ability to pass legislation protecting citizens on the basis of sexual identity – such as the one passed in Charlotte in February.
The resolution, to be introduced by Mayor Charlie Hales and city commissioners Amanda Fritz, Nick Fish, Dan Saltzman and Steve Novick, would prevent employees from traveling to North Carolina until the new law is overturned.
The release did have the names of 17 businesses that were willing to be identified as supporting the new law.
The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the state over the new law and more lawsuits are expected to be filed.
Attorney General Roy Cooper, a Democrat who is running for governor this year, on Tuesday called the measure shameful and unconstitutional.
Republican leaders in the North Carolina General Assembly are sticking by their guns on this issue. Cooper said Deal recognized the negative economic impact it would have on.
“The law passed in North Carolina is an absolute disgrace”, said Vt.
But if private businesses favor non-discrimination policies, particularly those based on an individual’s LGBT status, they have the legal right to continue to implement them.
New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedom supports Gov. McCrory and his decision to enforce this law.