The NBA Refuses to Bake North Carolina a Cake
Oddly enough, they moved the game out of Charlotte, the same city that started the controversy by establishing bathroom privileges based upon “identity.” This blogger points out the double standard in the decision.
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The NBA, which I love, has just made a big decision. It has announced that it’s moving its 2017 All Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, as a direct, specific response to North Carolina enacting law HB2. Known as the ‘bathroom bill’, HB2 says people must use the bathroom that matches the gender on their birth certificate. The NBA regards this law as discriminatory, and is taking a stand by removing its showpiece event from the state. The NBA is being widely praised for this move; key figures have described the decision as ‘[a] stand for inclusion and respect’ and ‘extremely poignant’.
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