HERE’S THE THING so it doesn’t go unnoticed
Written by Jane Edwards
Yes, here’s the thing, the BIG THING. House Bill 2, called “the bathroom bill” deals with quite a few things that are utterly unrelated to bathroom privileges and which negatively impact citizens in our state more than public bathroom privileges.
In addition to being a statewide measure that, while avoiding naming them directly, bans LGBT people ( including some veterans and students) from using restrooms in state-related facilities consistent with their gender identity.
Did you know that HB2 also:
• Takes away the rights of local governments to pass anti-discrimination laws protecting people from discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation