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North Carolina Passes Controversial Transgender Law

The southeastern U.S. state of North Carolina has passed a law banning local governments from allowing transgender people to use public restrooms and locker rooms for the gender with which they identify. North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, a Republican, signed the bill on Wednesday, after the state legislature convened a special session to pass the measure quickly. The new law was timed to take effect before the city of Charlotte could enact its new law allowing transgender people to...

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