Skip to comments.Senators ask NBA to pull All-Star game from North Carolina
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.
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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If America ever comes to its senses these folks will certainly regret standing up for allowing pedophiles to use opposite bathrooms.
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.
Either you grovel for our insane leftwing Agenda
or we WIPE YOU OUT.
So ‘bipartisan’ is four Dems and a cuck?
I wonder how boycotting basketball in North Carolina would go over?
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.
Illinois voters, you know what to do.
By not permitting perverts in women's restrooms? Our culture is lost.
The government is saying if you think you are, you have rights to what you think you are - no reality check is needed.
Bi-partisan..?? Looks like a bunch of fag dumocraps to me...
When was the last time a majority of Illinois voters really knew what to do???
Charlotte brought this on themselves. I say “pull it”.
Maybe that’s the way to protest this ... to do that in every state except NC - en masse!
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!
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!
This is intolerance of the traditional family.
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.
I bet the NBA caves. That bald commish seems to love the leftists.
Unbelievable! Disgusting. Creeps me out.
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.
How many gays are playing in the NBA All Star game?? Hypocrites
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Silver has already said he will do this if they don’t repeal the law in 30 days.
Don’t worry. Kirk is toast. Unfortunately, that means doofus Tammy Duckworth gets in.
Oregon ping. ...Sen. Merkley
Speaking of diversity, how’s that working out for the NBA? Any concerns there?
Five Democrats and a dead Republican walking. I guess that qualifies as bi-partisan these days.
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.
NC should pass a law giving transgendered free access to NBA locker rooms.
Transgender bathrooms are not only ludicrous.
1. A threat of child molestation.
2. Aiding the delinquency of minors.
3. Red meat dangling before perverts.
4. A significant erosion of morality.
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.
When we voted in a republican governor.
It’s currently Kirk vs. Duckworth - both are useless
Haven’t most of you republican governors been pretty useless?
Interesting concept. But what about restrooms in schools, hospitals, and government buildings?
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.
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.
Uuups. Someone else criticized Hamilton. Sorry.
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.
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.
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.
If and when Mike Madigan is removed, things might improve...until then, the freak runs the show.
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