NC Gov. Pat McCrory calls NBA Pullout “Political correctness gone too far”

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory calls the NBA’s decision to move its “All star game” to a different location  “Political correctness gone too far”.

The NBA made the decision to pull out because of a House Bill 2 a law limiting protections for LGBT people by restricting transgender bathroom access, the departure from Charlotte will cost the state an estimated $100 million dollars in economic impact.

Entertainers like Bruce Springsteen have canceled concerts to protest the law, while 68 businesses signed a legal brief urging a judge to block the provision on bathroom access.

On Friday, McCrory spoke with Charlotte radio station WFAE and said the NBA’s decision was “total P.C.B.S”

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