Roy Cooper Continues To Flip-Flop On HB2…

Excerpt From: WBTV. Written By: Nick Ochsner.

Governor Roy Cooper has no plans to change an executive order signed by then-Governor Pat McCrory requiring multiple occupancy restrooms be designed for and used only by people based on their biological sex, a spokesman for the Governor said Monday.

McCrory signed Executive Order 93 in April 2016, in the wake of the passage of House Bill 2, which required individuals to use the bathroom that corresponded to the gender listed on their birth certificate. The legislation also removed some workplace discrimination protections and, largely, abolished workers’ right to sue their employer for discrimination in state court.

The executive order re-affirmed the language in HB2 as it relates to state agencies, specifically required each multiple occupancy-bathroom to be designated for use by men or women and prohibiting people of the opposite biological sex from using those facilities.

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EO 93 also added sexual orientation and gender identity to the state’s non-discrimination policy.

At the time the executive orders were signed, Cooper – who was then running against McCrory for Governor – said the action did not go far enough in addressing the policies implemented by HB2.

“Governor McCrory’s executive order is a day late and a veto short. The sweeping discrimination law he signed has already cost North Carolina hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars in revenue. I’m glad Governor McCrory has finally acknowledged the great damage his legislation has done, but he needs to do much more,” Cooper said. “The truth is, this executive order doesn’t change the fact that HB 2 has written discrimination into the law. Governor, work to repeal HB 2.”

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