Today, the Human Rights Campaign announced the endorsement of champions of equality running for the North Carolina State Legislature.
Today, 29 states, including North Carolina, lack comprehensive protections for LGBTQ people. North Carolina, the home of HB2, has been ground zero for the fight to end discrimination against transgender people and ensure equal protections for all LGBTQ Americans. Thanks to the hard work of the Human Rights Campaign, Equality North Carolina and local LGBTQ rights advocates, we ousted Gov. Pat McCrory. Today’s endorsements mark the next step of our efforts, to limit the power of our opponents and elect as many pro-equality allies as possible to ensure all LGBTQ North Carolinans have the protections they deserve.
“North Carolina continues to be a key state for defending and advancing LGBTQ protections and we need local leaders to continue the fight,” said HRC Associate Regional Campaigns Director Melodía Gutiérrez. “There is a lot more work to do to ensure that 319,000 LGBTQ North Carolinians have the protections from discrimination all humans deserve. We are excited to endorse 26 champions of LGBTQ equality who have led the fight in their own communities and on the state level to advance equality and defend against attempts […]
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