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NC governor Roy Cooper vetoes 3 anti-LGBTQ bills

Posted on AllSides July 6th, 2023
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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday vetoed three anti-LGBTQ bills that would have banned gender-affirming health care for minors, prohibited trans women and girls from participating in female school sports, and limited classroom instruction on LGBTQ topics. The bills, which were passed by the state’s Republican-majority legislature, are just another example of a record-breaking year of measures designed to restrict the rights of the LGBTQ community in conservative states — particularly the rights of transgender youth. The Democratic governor’s veto could still be overridden by GOP lawmakers, who hold...

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