The Transylvania Times -

Fast Bills Make Bad Laws


“Haste makes waste.” North Carolina’s legislators should have heeded that adage when they passed controversial House Bill 2 last week.

Most of the discussion of House Bill 2 revolves around the reversal of the city of Charlotte’s ordinance regarding protections of transgendered people and the use of public accommodations. But House Bill 2 is much more far-reaching than that. It further restricts local governments from passing certain legislation that locally elected officials believe will be beneficial to their communities. In particular, it restricts local governments from requiri...

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