(Conservative Review) -- North Carolina has filed a lawsuit today against the Department of Justice in response to the federalist government’s overreach when it threatened to withhold education funds from the state if House Bill 2 (the “bathroom bill”) is not repealed.
The state’s law says that men and women must use public bathrooms that match their biological sex. The law does not tell private businesses what they can do with their own restrooms. HB2 was enacted in response to a dictatorial ordinance by the city of Charlotte that required private businesses and public agencies to allow men and women into bathrooms, locker rooms, and dressing rooms that correspond to their perceived gender identity.
The state legislature responded to the Charlotte action by protecting private businesses from the dictates of government and securing the safety and privacy of women. This is particularly pertinent to locker rooms in schools as well as private entities like the YMCA, which would have had to open its changing rooms under the dictates of the Charlotte ordinance.
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