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The Latest: Business groups support 'bathroom bill' repeal

Feb 28, 2017 - Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on the effort at the North Carolina legislature to repeal the state's "bathroom bill," also known as House Bill 2 (all times local):

12:35 p.m.

Several business groups are supporting a bipartisan effort to take North Carolina's "bathroom bill" off the books.

Their executives came to the state's Legislative Building for a Tuesday news conference to back a House measure they hope will gain enough support to repeal the law known as House Bill 2.

The law requires transgender people to use public restrooms that correspond to the sex on their birth certificates. The law prompted the NBA to move its All-Star game out of Charlotte. Will Webb with the Charlotte Sports Foundation says the new proposal provides a "glimmer of hope" to get rid of H...