How 10 companies said no to North Carolina's controversial LGBT law

The state's General Assembly drew up a law banning cities and counties from passing their own measures protecting LGBT individuals this week. Here's how 10 companies expressed their disagreement.

North Carolina lawmakers dealt a blow to the LGBT community this week with the passage of HB 2, a law that blocks anti-discrimination protection for gay and transgender people of the state.

The law caused outrage among corporations doing business there. Some companies headquartered or with major presences in the Tar Heel State took to Twitter to show their support for LGBT employees and customers.

Bank of America




The NBA, which is planning to host next year’s All-Star Game in Charlotte, threatened to take the event elsewhere. The NCAA said it is monitoring the situation.

Other companies with a smaller presence in the state condemned the law.





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