North Carolina Governor Reaches Shameful New Low Against the LGBT Community

To say that things haven’t gone well for the state of North Carolina following Governor Pat McCrory’s passage of House Bill 2, a highly discriminatory anti-LGBT law, would be an understatement. Not only has it cost the state jobs, but many big-name events have been cancelled ranging from concerts to the NBA moving their annual […]

Henry Rollins Absolutely Crushes North Carolina Anti-LGBT Law in Masterfully Worded Column

Much has been made lately (and rightfully so) concerning the passage of an anti-LGBT law in North Carolina that’s considered one of the most strict and discriminatory in the country. Not only does it legalize blatant discrimination, but it actually¬†prevents¬†individual cities or towns from trying to pass their own laws to protect LGBT rights. Though […]

John Oliver Perfectly Explains What North Carolina Republicans Don’t Understand About Bathrooms (Video)

In case you haven’t heard, the state of North Carolina just passed some fairly extreme legislation targeted at the LGBT community. Essentially what it does is it makes it illegal for any city or town to pass any sort of laws that would protect gay Americans from discrimination. Or to put it in another way, […]

North Carolina Parents Outraged Over Pastor’s Anti-LGBT Message At High School Baccalaureate Service

Many parents in Kings Mountain, North Carolina are outraged after a local pastor spoke at Kings Mountain High School’s annual baccalaureate service and told students in the audience that they would go to hell for being homosexuals. According to local TV station WBTV, the pastor was invited to lead the service, which is not sponsored […]

NC GOP Commissioner: Non-Christian Prayers Forbidden At County Meetings

To hear people like North Carolina’s Lincoln County Board of Commissioners chairman Carrol Mitchem tell it, right-wing Christians are a persecuted class here in the United States. It’s as if they can’t come together to worship Jesus in a house of prayer without police there to protect their service from armed gunmen coming to attack […]

North Carolina Republicans Want To Make It Even Harder For Women To Get An Abortion

Republicans in North Carolina’s state legislature bravely tackled some of the most pressing issues facing the Tarheel State yesterday, clearing out months of backlogged legislation and setting an example for state legislatures across the nation. Oh no, wait…I’m sorry, they actually passed a bill requiring women to wait 3 days before getting an abortion. In […]

GOP Sen. Thom Tillis Says Businesses Shouldn’t Require Employees To Wash Hands After Using The Toilet

Senator Thom Tillis is a first-term Republican from North Carolina who apparently really, really thinks government regulations are too much. Thom Tillis apparently also thinks that restaurant employees should be able to not wash their hands after using the bathroom, so long as there’s a sign alerting customers to that fact. Yes, seriously. Granted, this […]

Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity Busted Sending Out Misinformation About Voter Registration

The North Carolina state Board of Elections is being swamped with calls from confused residents who were sent blatant misinformation about voter registration by the Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity. Not only are residents being sent mailers with incorrect information, but some of these mailers are being sent to people who shouldn’t be getting them […]

Republican House Candidate Makes Outrageous Statement About Illegal Immigration (Video)

The topic of what we should do in this country about illegal immigration often sparks quite the heated debate. While most Americans agree that something needs to be done, there’s clearly a huge gap between many of us on exactly what we should do. On one side we have those who support a sensible path […]

GOP Candidate Refers To Whites As ‘Traditional’ Voters, Wants to ‘Divide and Conquer’ the Poor

Political candidates, especially some of our friends over on the far right, still haven’t received the memo that in this day and age, cameras are everywhere. No matter what you say, where you say it, or when you said it, chances are very good that someone will send footage of anything slightly dumb that comes […]