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North Carolina called a special legislative session to repeal 'transgender bathroom' bill

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After months of criticism and threatened boycotts, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced he will hold a special legislative session to repeal HB2, infamously known as the "transgender bathroom" bill.

In exchange, the city of Charlotte repealed its own LGBT rights ordinance. Republicans blamed the Charlotte law for the passage of HB2, which requires transgender people to use bathrooms corresponding with their birth sex.

Here's Governor-elect Roy Cooper's statement on the vote.

This sudden reversal... sadly proves this entire issue originated by the political left was all about politics and winning the governor's race.
Gov. McCrory, in a statement

McCrory accused state Democrats of using the issue for political gain.

Politicized?The Charlotte city council's move is dependent on state legislators fully repealing HB2 by the end of the year.

The state has been marked by political turmoil since Election Day. McCrory only officially conceded to Cooper two weeks ago after a tight race.

Since then, state Republicans voted to strip political power from the governor's office.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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