April 20, 2016

Washington, D.C., April 20, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) welcomed yesterday’s decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which ruled that federal law provides transgender students with the right to use restrooms in accordance with their gender identity.  Binding in five states, including North Carolina, the decision effectively renders illegal…
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April 13, 2016

Washington, D.C., April 13, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today called  Governor McCrory’s April 12th executive order on “Privacy and Equality” a face-saving effort intended to stem the onslaught of criticism from the business community against the enactment of House Bill 2, which sanctions discrimination against LGBT individuals. Tami Cohen, ADL’s Washington, D.C. Assistant…
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March 30, 2016

Washington, D.C., March 30, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) commends Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s decision to veto Senate Bill 41.  The legislation would have given religiously-affiliated organizations, including schools, hospitals, and other businesses, free reign to discriminate against same-sex couples, both with respect to the solemnization of marriage itself and the provision of services…
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March 24, 2016

Washington, D.C., March 24, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is appalled by North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory’s decision to sign into law the broadest anti-LGBT bill in the country, sanctioning discrimination against LGBT people.  Yesterday, in a one-day special session, the North Carolina General Assembly hastily enacted House Bill 2, which targets transgender people…
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