There Is No 'Common Sense' In House Bill 2
Last updated 5/23/2016 at 5:07pm
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory says House Bill 2 (HB 2) is a “common sense” law. Let’s see if the governor’s claim holds water when we look at the facts:
1. Governor McCrory says the new law protects the safety and privacy of people while using the bathroom, yet there is no documented case of a transgendered person attacking anyone in any bathroom — in North Carolina or anywhere else in the U.S.
2. Before the law was passed, the relatively small number of transgendered people in North Carolina — perhaps a couple of thousand — had at least a minimal sense of protection....