Duke Law panel examines controversial N.C. law limiting LGBT protections

Panel members emphasized that the culture at the Law School and university is not reflected by the law

After North Carolina’s state legislature passed the controversial HB 2 law in March, Professor Katharine Bartlett, Professor Jane R. Wettach, and second-year student Rosie McKinley discussed the law’s impact, the circumstances of its passage, and the viability of lawsuits filed against the law. N.C. HB 2, the "Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act," prohibits local municipalities in North Carolina from passing anti-discrimination ordinances and strips existing protections from LGBT citizens.

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