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Friday, March 23, 2018

WASHINGTON — North Carolina’s HB2 treats gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people as “second-class citizens” and has raised scrutiny in Washington, D.C., about federal funding provided in several areas, including education, transportation and health programs, according to the state’s congressional Democrats in a new letter sent Thursday to Republican Gov. Pat McCrory. U.S. Reps. Alma Adams,…

Photo: Governor of North Carolina Pat McCrory is at the center of a debate over transgender rights in his state. REUTERS/Chris Keane