Connect with us

News

LGBT Discrimination Law: 54 Arrested at North Carolina Statehouse

A day of protests and arrests around North Carolina’s statehouse marked what’s likely to be weeks of impassioned debate over a law limiting protections for LGBT people.

Officers arrested 54 protesters who came to voice opposition to the law late Monday as legislators returned to start their session. The arrests capped a day of dueling demonstrations that also included thousands of people who gathered to praise the law.

Top elected Republican leaders in the state said they do not plan on repealing the law.

Read more at JETMAG.com.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Trending

Janelle Monáe & 10 Proud LGBTQ Celebrities of Color

EBONY Exclusive

Los Angeles Intersection Named After Black LGBT Icon Los Angeles Intersection Named After Black LGBT Icon

Los Angeles Intersection Named After Black LGBT Icon

News

Alabama Teen Commits Suicide After Anti-Gay Bullying

Gender & Sexuality

Robyn Crawford Details Relationship With Whitney Houston in New Book

Books

Advertisement
Connect
Join EBONY.com