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Edwards Backs, While Henson Votes Against Repeal Of House Bill 2


March 30, 2017

Gov. Roy Cooper Thursday signed the compromise bill the repeals House Bill 2 after the General Assembly earlier approved it.

The N.C. House approved the bill 70-48, repealing the law that restricted transgender bathroom use in public buildings. The new bill also restricts anti-discrimination ordinances in cities and counties.

Earlier, the Senate had approved the bill 32 to 16.

N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards, who represents Transylvania County, voted to approve the bill.

The county’s other representative in Raleigh, N.C. Rep. Cody Henson, voted against.

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