Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest has long been a proponent for the actions taken by the North Carolina legislature and Governor in the wake of the Charlotte City Council’s transgender bathroom mandate that led to HB2.
And Forest isn’t backing down on his support of the law anytime soon.
Earlier this morning, the Lieutenant Governor released a statement on Facebook indicating his unwavering support for HB2, while outlining the fears he has should other cities or counties take similar actions to Charlotte.
The statement reads:
“Charlotte repealed an ordinance that the General Assembly already voided months ago. I support HB 2 and do not favor its repeal. No economic, political or ideological pressure can convince me that what is wrong is right. It will always be wrong for men to have access to women’s showers and bathrooms. If HB 2 is repealed, there will be nothing on the books to prevent another city or county to take us down this path again. The left has already publicly stated the removal of HB 2 is necessary for the rest of their agenda to move forward. With certainty, if HB 2 is repealed, we will fight this battle all over again with another city or county. The names will change, but the national groups who are pushing this agenda will not stop until their social engineering is accomplished. The only thing stopping them are those of us who continue to stand strong.”