Over one hundred corporations signed a letter denouncing North Carolina’s House Bill 2 (HB2), the so-called “Bathroom Bill” that prohibits localities from creating certain additional protections against discrimination, overturning Charlotte’s new law expanding LGBT anti-discrimination protections to include public accommodations. The media has been infatuated with the scenario that transgendered people would have to use the public bathroom of their biological sex. (It also invalidated any locality’s raising the minimum wage beyond the $7.25/hour set by the state.) The legislature even convened a special session just to pass the bill, in order to keep Charlotte’s law from ever coming into effect.
Donald Trump, in addition to being a big inspiration for this blog, has also been a big supporter of the death penalty. Perhaps this was most evident when he took out full page ads in New York City’s major dailies saying the death penalty should be reinstituted following the Central Park 5 gang rape case. […]Read more "Death Penalty Supporter Donald Trump Could Get the Death Penalty in Some Places"
So after my moderately popular column on Tuesday about prominent Muslims who own units at New York’s Trump-branded buildings, I continued the very tedious search to find more residents who would be majorly inconvenienced (to put it mildly) by his ban. Granted, most Trump buildings now are simply Trump licensing his name to other developers […]Read more "More Muslim Residents at Trump Buildings"