"Legislators have gone out of their way to stigmatize and marginalize transgender North Carolinians by pushing ugly and fundamentally untrue stereotypes that are based on fear and ignorance and not supported by the experiences of more than 200 cities with these protections," Preston said."Today's vote at the NCGA represents politics at its worst.The bill also reserves the right to pass nondiscrimination legislation to the state government, saying state laws preempt any local ordinances.Pat Mc Crory, a Republican, signed the bill Wednesday night and tweeted, "Ordinance defied common sense, allowing men to use women's bathroom/locker room for instance.
The article reported that an individual named Chad Sevearance had spearheaded opposition to an ambiguously referenced ordinance involving transgender people and bathrooms: The homosexual leader of efforts in North Carolina to allow men to use women’s bathrooms is a convicted and registered sex offender, according to documents made available to Breitbart News.
at 10 (“[I]llicit communication comprises a minuscule subset of the universe of social network activity.”). Likewise, you cannot prevent children from being solicited online by preventing all online communication.
The court analogized to a blanket handbill restriction, ostensibly designed to prevent litter, that was long ago overturned by the Supreme Court on First Amendment grounds. Rather, you should enforce existing solicitation crimes. Nebraska’s similar law met a similar fate in a civil rights action, Doe v.
The state countered that it should not have to sit and “wait until a child is solicited by a sex offender on Facebook” before taking action.
But the court said the state failed to present any evidence that the restriction was effective, or that the pool of offenders covered by the social media restriction (essentially all sex offenders) presented a demonstrated risk of preying on children online. at 17 (“[T]he Indiana legislature imprecisely used the sex offender registry as a universal proxy for those likely to solicit minors.”).