WINDY CITY TIMES
||Hearing on HB2 set for Aug. 1
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On Aug. 1, U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder will hear arguments about blocking provisions of the controversial anti-LGBT law House Bill 2 ( HB2 ) while a lawsuit filed by six LGBT North Carolinians is pending in federal court.
The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of North Carolina, Lambda Legal and the law firm of Jenner & Block are representing the North Carolinians and members of the ACLU of North Carolina in their federal-court challenge.
The law, passed in an emergency session of the General Assembly in March, bans transgender people from accessing restrooms and other facilities consistent with their gender identity and blocks local governments from protecting LGBT people against discrimination in a variety of areas.
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