North Carolina Rules Cut Both Ways

How North Carolina became the front line of both the culture wars and partisan battles is an interesting question. This week, the North Carolina legislature tried and apparently failed to get rid of the “bathroom law” that cost the state a lot of convention business and cost outgoing Governor Pat McCrory his job (despite Donald Trump’s carrying the state). The law is both unpopular and unnecessary. But some of the other controversial legislation recently passed in Raleigh is also not going away. Specifically, the post-election legislative coup in which the GOP-dominated legislature and the lame-duck governor stripped McCrory’s successor of much of his power.

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North Carolina Rules Cut Both Ways

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