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Charlotte bathroom ordinance to get scrutiny by state legislature


Leaders of the North Carolina General Assembly announced Monday they have obtained the necessary three-fifths majority in both chambers and will convene a special session on Wednesday to address a radical Charlotte City Council ordinance allowing men to share public bathrooms and locker rooms with young girls and women.

Lt. Governor Dan Forest, President of the Senate; and state House Speaker Tim Moore released the following statement:

“The Senate and House have received the necessary number of signatures from members of the General Assembly to call themselves back into session. In accordance with the State Constitution, we will so call for a special session. We aim to repeal this ordinance before it goes into effect to provide for the privacy and protection of the women and children of our state.”