North Carolina Lawmakers Reach Deal to Repeal So-Called Bathroom Bill


Protesters in Raleigh, N.C., last year expressed opposition to a law that they said allowed discrimination against transgender individuals. The law led some businesses to boycott the state.

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North Carolina’s Republican-controlled legislature and its Democratic governor announced late Wednesday that they had reached an agreement to repeal the controversial state law that curbs legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and sets rules that affect transgender bathroom use in public buildings.

But gay-rights advocates raised objections, arguing that the compromise would continue to allow discrimination. And it was…

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