NC Republicans override Cooper to pass 6 new laws after debate over LGBTQ+ youth

Posted on AllSides August 17th, 2023
From The Center

North Carolina Republican lawmakers overrode Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s vetoes on Wednesday to pass six new laws, including enacting new restrictions on LGBTQ+ rights.

Both the Senate and House voted to bypass Cooper on a trio of of bills impacting the LGBTQ+ community. One new law makes North Carolina the 23rd state to prohibit transgender female athletes from playing on girls’ and women’s sports teams.

Another new law restricts gender-affirming care for minors. A third prevents gender identity from being part of the curriculum in kindergarten through fourth-grade classrooms. That...

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