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US Justice Dept. Declares North Carolina's LGBT Law Illegal

The U.S. Justice Department says a controversial law in the state of North Carolina limiting legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people violates federal civil-rights law and must not be enforced. In a written notice to the state's governor, Pat McCrory, U.S. officials directed North Carolina to confirm that that the new law will not be enforced or risk being sued by the federal government. If North Carolina disregards the U.S. government's position, it...

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