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North Carolina Lt. Gov thinks LGBTQ rights measure discriminated against ‘women and girls’

North Carolina Lt. Gov thinks LGBTQ rights measure discriminated against ‘women and girls’
Lt. Gov. Dan ForestPhoto: AP Photo

Nobody likes discrimination. We don’t like discrimination and that’s why we passed an anti-discrimination law, that’s what HB2 was. Nobody likes discrimination, so it’s easy to stand up and say, ‘We don’t like anybody being discriminated against.’ Well, our bill does not discriminate against anybody. In fact, the Charlotte ordinance was amazingly discriminatory against especially women and girls who no longer had the freedom to walk into a restroom and know that they would be safe and secure in that restroom without a man walking in or a pedophile or a predator walking into that bathroom. That’s really discriminatory if you want to talk about discrimination.”

“[The LGBTQ “lobby” has misrepresented the law because] for them, truth is all relative, there is no absolute truth anymore so they can bend the rules and twist it however they want to to push their agenda.”

North Carolina Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, talking with antigay activist Tony Perkins on the “Washington Watch” radio program about state law HB2, which blocks a Charlotte measure prohibiting anti-LGBTQ discrimination

h/t: Right Wing Watch

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