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N.C. Rep. Cody Henson Explains 'No' Vote To Repeal HB 2


April 3, 2017

Cody Henson

N.C. Rep. Cody Henson said there were "multiple reasons" why he voted against the bill to repeal House Bill 2, which is also known as the "bathroom bill."

House Bill (HB) 142, for one, repeals the requirement that transgender people use public restrooms that correspond to the sex on their birth certificate.

Henson, who represents Transylvania County in the General Assembly, was one of 48 House lawmakers who voted against the bill last week.

The measure, however, passed 70 to 48 in the House.

In the N.C. Senate, the bill was approved 32 to 16. N.C. Sen. Chuck Edwards, who also represen...

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