Trial over North Carolina anti-LGBTQ law delayed till next summer

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A federal trial on the legality of a North Carolina law limiting which restrooms transgender people can use in schools and government buildings has been pushed back until at least late summer.

A U.S. magistrate judge granted the delay Nov. 14 following a conference call with attorneys for people challenging the law and for North Carolina officials defending what’s known as House Bill 2, according to a court filing.

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Clinton speaks to LGBTQ supporters in Wilton Manors

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WILTON MANORS, Fla. (AP) – Hillary Clinton vowed Oct. 30 that she would not be “knocked off course” in the election’s final days, as she sought to push past a new FBI email inquiry in a sexting probe that delivered a late jolt to her race against Republican Donald Trump.

“I’m not stopping now, we’re just getting warmed up,” Clinton declared during a packed rally with gay and lesbian supporters in battleground Florida. “We’re not going to be distracted, no matter what our opponents throw at us.”

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ACC picks new sites for 8 championships pulled from NC

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) – The Atlantic Coast Conference selected new sites for eight of the championships it will move from North Carolina because of a law that restricts the rights of LGBT people.

Four championships are moving to Georgia, three more are headed to South Carolina and another is set for Kentucky, the league announced on Oct. 4.

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Colorado judge strikes down gay marriage ban but puts ruling on hold

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DENVER (AP) – A judge in Colorado has struck down the state’s gay marriage ban.

District Court Judge C. Scott Crabtree on July 9 ruled the 2006 voter-approved ban violates the state and federal constitutions. He immediately put his ruling on hold pending an appeal.

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