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Senators ask NBA to pull All-Star game from North Carolina
The Washington Examiner ^ | April 13, 2016 | Kelly Cohen

Posted on 04/13/2016 5:04:17 AM PDT by kevcol

A bipartisan group of senators has asked NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to pull the league's 2017 All-Star game from North Carolina because of a law in that state that many say discriminates against gay and transgender people.
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Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., Pat Leahy, D-Vt., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Mark Kirk, R-Ill., all signed onto the letter sent Tuesday. Kirk is the only Republican signed onto the letter and is running for reelection this year.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; gaykkk; homosexualagenda; liberalfascism; libertarians; medicalmarijuana; nba; northcarolina; obamacare; statesrights; transgender; tyranny; zerocare
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Mark Kirk and now its "bipartisan", LOL.

So, the "Boss" and (bake the) "Cupcake":


Bryan Adams, Gaypal, Michael Moore.
1 posted on 04/13/2016 5:04:17 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol

If America ever comes to its senses these folks will certainly regret standing up for allowing pedophiles to use opposite bathrooms.


2 posted on 04/13/2016 5:06:51 AM PDT by kempster
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To: kevcol

men use men bathroom, women use women bathrooms, what is so frigging hard to understand for these mental midgets?

It is like that woman claiming she is black when she is really white, now we have perverts saying they are now women.

sicko’s


3 posted on 04/13/2016 5:07:21 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: kevcol; stephenjohnbanker; Mr Apple; SaraJohnson; Albion Wilde; Arthur Wildfire! March; ...

Either you grovel for our insane leftwing Agenda

or we WIPE YOU OUT.


4 posted on 04/13/2016 5:09:23 AM PDT by MarvinStinson
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To: kevcol

5 posted on 04/13/2016 5:11:21 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: kevcol

So ‘bipartisan’ is four Dems and a cuck?


6 posted on 04/13/2016 5:13:34 AM PDT by Byron_the_Aussie (It's them or us.)
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To: kevcol

I wonder how boycotting basketball in North Carolina would go over?


7 posted on 04/13/2016 5:14:11 AM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: kevcol

The Senate should not be threatening States of the USA for ordinary political differences. Obama seems to have set a bad precedent of turning political differences into vendettas against citizens and localities.


8 posted on 04/13/2016 5:16:51 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Byron_the_Aussie

Illinois voters, you know what to do.


9 posted on 04/13/2016 5:18:33 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Don't mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance, or my kindness for weakness)
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To: kevcol
many say discriminates against gay and transgender people....

By not permitting perverts in women's restrooms? Our culture is lost.

10 posted on 04/13/2016 5:21:34 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: kevcol
Was listening to Fox n Friends in the car on the way into work this morning, just before 7:30 eastern and there was a guy on that was saying that if the government now starts to recognize that a person has rights who says 'I am a women' when they were born a male, whose to say that a 40 year old person cant say, in their mind, they are 65 years old? What if an 18 year kid says in my mind I am 25, now sell me that six pack of beer.

The government is saying if you think you are, you have rights to what you think you are - no reality check is needed.

11 posted on 04/13/2016 5:22:12 AM PDT by sjm_888
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To: SeekAndFind
The guy in your cartoon:


Looks a lot like this guy.

12 posted on 04/13/2016 5:26:15 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: kevcol
"A bipartisan group of senators..."

Bi-partisan..?? Looks like a bunch of fag dumocraps to me...

13 posted on 04/13/2016 5:26:44 AM PDT by unread (Joe McCarthy was right.......)
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To: freedumb2003

When was the last time a majority of Illinois voters really knew what to do???


14 posted on 04/13/2016 5:27:34 AM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G. K. Chesterton))
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To: kevcol

Charlotte brought this on themselves. I say “pull it”.


15 posted on 04/13/2016 5:28:46 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to irritate someone, point out something obvious they are trying hard to ignore.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Maybe that’s the way to protest this ... to do that in every state except NC - en masse!


16 posted on 04/13/2016 5:29:08 AM PDT by zencycler
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To: kevcol
I stand w/ the voters of NC!

I heard this morning that the porn site "xhamspers" or something like that is also banning NC, so I say perfect.

Let's tie springsteen and little steven and bryan adams and paypal et al to a porn site. Afterall they have the same moral convictions!

17 posted on 04/13/2016 5:29:15 AM PDT by Pietro
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To: kevcol

Perhaps free enterprise can solve this by building multiple co-ed single use bathrooms rather than one large community room.

If the laws create a demand for that, the so be it. Out of protest they could even install locks on the inside of community rooms that the first one in could use if they want to get the gender privacy that a transgender law disrupts. Let people start standing on line and you’ll see just how fast the other states make a law like NC!


18 posted on 04/13/2016 5:37:10 AM PDT by zencycler
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To: zencycler

This is intolerance of the traditional family.


19 posted on 04/13/2016 5:42:25 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Liberalism: Intolerance masquerading as tolerance)
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To: kempster

The perverts now permeate both parties.

Amazing how so many folks support the perverts.

It really is.

Of course most of these celebrities and politicians kids aren’t at risk of being accosted. Right.

Right?

Jedi.


20 posted on 04/13/2016 5:58:24 AM PDT by JEDI4S (I don't mean to cause trouble...it just happens naturally through the Force!)
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To: kevcol

I bet the NBA caves. That bald commish seems to love the leftists.


21 posted on 04/13/2016 6:00:56 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper (Just say no to HRC)
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To: kevcol

Unbelievable! Disgusting. Creeps me out.


22 posted on 04/13/2016 6:09:55 AM PDT by libbylu (Cruz: The truth with a smile.)
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To: kevcol

I say Great, Isn’t reducing or eliminating the Morally Bankrupt, and Criminal Element always a Positive Move forward? They should Ban the NBA Completely.


23 posted on 04/13/2016 6:10:12 AM PDT by eyeamok
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To: kevcol
Women are already vulnerable to threats to their safety in every day life. Society should be making our enviorment safer for women not adding a new space for women to be vulnerable to rape and abuse. I was a fan of Bryan Adams but will be forever turned off to listening to his music knowing that he doesn't value the safety of women and children.
24 posted on 04/13/2016 6:10:22 AM PDT by Aquamarine (Vote Conservative.)
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To: Jonty30

How many gays are playing in the NBA All Star game?? Hypocrites


25 posted on 04/13/2016 6:17:18 AM PDT by GilesB
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To: kevcol

So, a bunch of yankee senators are instigating economic warfare on NC to force it to reverse course and allow ladies’ restrooms, showers, locker-rooms to be open to male perverts.

Any male going into a ladies’ restroom needs to have his skull bashed in. And that goes double for any politician or corporate CEO or so-called “entertainer” that is similarily advocating for this deviant insanity.


26 posted on 04/13/2016 6:21:46 AM PDT by greene66
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To: Loud Mime

What about the enshrined right to privacy that got “discovered” in the Constitution - so shouldn’t that also apply to bathrooms? And if I’m not comfortable sharing a community room with those who have different plumbing, don’t I have the right to lock the bathroom door behind me and exercise my right to privacy?

So everyone who then has to wait on line until I’m done will just have to tolerate me ... unless of course THEY are intolerant!


27 posted on 04/13/2016 6:22:40 AM PDT by zencycler
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To: kevcol

Greedy politician$ win again. Everything is about sex and money in Obonzo’s fundamentally deformed Amerika. Freedom and religion are “old school” and have been thrown out. That’s the way communism works.


28 posted on 04/13/2016 6:35:47 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The DNC's Boston Globe really sucks. All the BS about global warming and now more about Trump.)
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To: kevcol

Right. Move the game to a state where Christians can be denied their First Amendment right to freely exercise their religion. A state where Christians can be put out of business for declining to be involved in a gay wedding. That’s so much better.


29 posted on 04/13/2016 6:43:44 AM PDT by mtrott
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To: sjm_888

The way to combat this is to play the game.

Next job application, identify as a black female homosexual muslim.

Once the system is used against the liberals, they’ll drop it.


30 posted on 04/13/2016 6:47:02 AM PDT by ConservativeWarrior (Fall down 7 times, stand up 8. - Japanese proverb)
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To: kevcol

Silver has already said he will do this if they don’t repeal the law in 30 days.


31 posted on 04/13/2016 7:18:31 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: freedumb2003

Don’t worry. Kirk is toast. Unfortunately, that means doofus Tammy Duckworth gets in.


32 posted on 04/13/2016 7:27:50 AM PDT by twoputt
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To: Salvation

Oregon ping. ...Sen. Merkley


33 posted on 04/13/2016 7:31:26 AM PDT by goodnesswins (Alinsky.....it's what's for dinner: with Cloward Piven for Dessert)
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To: kevcol

Speaking of diversity, how’s that working out for the NBA? Any concerns there?


34 posted on 04/13/2016 7:57:22 AM PDT by armydawg505
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To: kevcol

Five Democrats and a dead Republican walking. I guess that qualifies as bi-partisan these days.


35 posted on 04/13/2016 7:59:45 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: kevcol

Who wants a bunch of NBA thugs coming to their state? Apparently a bunch of people. I’m not one.

Transgendered guys already use the ladies rooms. You see them all the time in there - if you’re awake and observant. The Democratic mayor and her buddy the registered sex offender pushed the initial ordinance.


36 posted on 04/13/2016 8:04:35 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: ladyjane

NC should pass a law giving transgendered free access to NBA locker rooms.


37 posted on 04/13/2016 8:54:07 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: MarvinStinson

Transgender bathrooms are not only ludicrous.

They are:

1. A threat of child molestation.

2. Aiding the delinquency of minors.

3. Red meat dangling before perverts.

4. A significant erosion of morality.


38 posted on 04/13/2016 9:02:08 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Obama giving away the internet: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3407691/posts)
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To: kevcol

People will sure put themselves through contortions in order to defend and justify why deviants with mental illnesses should be lauded as brave and protected, while those of us who are normal and do not have mental illnesses are degraded and marginalized.

Their mental illness is not mine and their unnatural sexual deviance is not mine. I’ll never say it’s okay. They can agitate all they want and hurl all the insults they can think of but I’m never going to give in and say that it’s okay. They can do whatever they want in private but they should just stop trying to force everyone on the planet to cheer them on or join in.


39 posted on 04/13/2016 9:49:22 AM PDT by CarolinaPeach
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March
Businesses are going to have to build one room restrooms with a door that locks for women going forward. Anyone who owns a store or restaurant needs to go ahead and do this or expect to lose business in the future and should even advertise that they have safe restrooms for women and children.
40 posted on 04/13/2016 11:40:01 AM PDT by Aquamarine (Vote Conservative.)
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To: Hieronymus

When we voted in a republican governor.

It’s currently Kirk vs. Duckworth - both are useless


41 posted on 04/13/2016 11:20:28 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 (Teddy the TOOL - being used and lovin' it)
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To: AllAmericanGirl44

Haven’t most of you republican governors been pretty useless?


42 posted on 04/14/2016 3:38:39 AM PDT by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G. K. Chesterton))
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To: Aquamarine

Interesting concept. But what about restrooms in schools, hospitals, and government buildings?


43 posted on 04/14/2016 5:58:09 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Obama giving away the internet: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3407691/posts)
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To: kevcol

So it’s OK for the NBA and The Boss to refuse to perform in NC, but it’s not OK for a Bakery to refuse to perform *and* it is OK for perverts to use the women’s restroom?

This liberal stuff is so confusing.


44 posted on 04/14/2016 6:01:42 AM PDT by IamConservative (There is no greater threat to our freedoms than Bipartisanship.)
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To: Aquamarine; central_va

Hamilton was for ‘big banks’, but guess what? When we chopped up our banking system it made runs on banks much easier while Canadian banks remained rock solid during the Great Depression.

It’s a fundamental truth about banking — larger is safer and in turn increases peoples’ confidence in it.

But true, Hamilton was not perfect. He was merely the most brilliant economist of his time who drew the blueprints for the most amazing economic revolution in history.

And the Free World can thank Hamilton for paving the way for our military. If we didn’t have a socialist-loving mindset during world war two our nuclear bomb monopoly would have led to world peace.

But yes, Hamilton did have his flaws.


45 posted on 04/14/2016 6:03:34 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Obama giving away the internet: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3407691/posts)
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To: Aquamarine

Uuups. Someone else criticized Hamilton. Sorry.


46 posted on 04/14/2016 6:04:30 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March (Obama giving away the internet: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3407691/posts)
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To: Arthur Wildfire! March
But what about restrooms in schools, hospitals, and government buildings?

That's going to be a problem if these moronic liberals get their way and allow men in womens restrooms. Architects need to design future buildings with personalized individual stalls that lock, am already seeing that in some restaurants. Firehouse Subs has an individual room that locks for both Men and Womens restrooms. Already eat there since they serve good food, going forward the restroom setup is another attractive quality of that franchise.

47 posted on 04/14/2016 7:06:12 AM PDT by Aquamarine (Vote Conservative.)
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To: kevcol

This is what happens when you try to apply laws where common sense should rule. Businesses should be able to set their restroom rules however they see fit. Stay out, state.


48 posted on 04/14/2016 7:09:21 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: AppyPappy
Charlotte brought this on themselves.

It was the mayor of Charlotte, Jennifer Roberts who pushed this. She and her buddy, a registered sex offender, pushed the 'open the showers and ladies rooms to anybody' who says they feel like a woman.

She was warned that it would be overturned but she and her deranged friends saw the perfect opportunity to get the Republican legislature trashed in the media.

49 posted on 04/14/2016 8:37:10 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Hieronymus

Yep

If and when Mike Madigan is removed, things might improve...until then, the freak runs the show.


50 posted on 04/14/2016 12:40:36 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 (Teddy the TOOL - being used and lovin' it)
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