Author: KeepNCSafe

1.5 Million Now Boycott Target

One year later, American Family Association (AFA) announced they have hit the 1.5 million signature milestone in the successful boycott of Target. On April 19, 2016 Target announced that it would be allowing men access to women’s restrooms and changing areas. The very next day, the AFA launched its boycott to communicate Target’s decision is unacceptable for families, and their dangerous and misguided policy continues to put women and children in harm’s way. Since the boycott started, Target’s stock has lost 35% of its value, and the company shuttered plans for major expansion projects. Together we are making an unprecedented financial impact...

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NCAA Declares North Carolina Open for Championship Games

After awarding the national championship trophy to the University of North Carolina for Div I Men’s Basketball, NCAA Board of Governors’ announced the morning that NCAA championships previously awarded to North Carolina for 2017-18 will remain in the state and that the NCAA host committee is open to consider bids from the state of North Carolina for future NCAA events over the next six years.  The committee is currently in the process of reviewing host city bids for championship events and the committee has announced that its final decisions will be made on April 18, 2017 for championship events...

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ACC Schools Making Millions off NCAA Tourney Appearances

If you don’t live the Carolinas you might have a hard time understanding how important collegiate sports are to most sports fans living here but for Chancellors and Athletic Departments the March tradition is as much about the success of your athletic conference as it is about reaching the title game. ESPN reported that six of the Atlantic Coast Conference teams — Duke, Virginia, North Carolina, Syracuse, Notre Dame and Miami — made the Sweet 16 in 2016 earning the conference at least $39.9 million. Although the ACC didn’t have its best run in the March Madness tournament, but UNC-Chapel Hill’s trip to the Final Four® in Phoenix,...

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How Did Your Representative Vote on Repeal of HB2

On Thursday, March 30th the North Carolina General Assembly voted to repeal HB2 and Governor Cooper signed the billed. HB142 Did the following: Repealed HB2, the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, which removed any municipal anti-discrimination clauses and mandated that in government buildings people must use the bathroom or changing facility corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates. The new law prohibits any municipality from enacting or amending any “ordinance regulating private employment practices or regulating public accommodations” until December 1, 2020. The law forever forbids government entities from enacting rules on multiple-occupancy bathrooms, showers and changing rooms...

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NC Lt Gov Dan Forest Urges Lawmakers to Stand Firm on HB2

In a letter to lawmakers, North Carolina Lt Governor Dan Forest wrote on March 27th: This week you will be faced with the decision of whether or not to repeal HB2. I have been asked by many of you to voice my position on the issue. I summarize my views below: As President of the Senate, I do not have agenda setting authority over that body. I do not even have a vote, unless there is a tie. If I did have legislative agenda setting authority, I would NOT bring up the issue of repeal. If I did have...

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