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North Carolina's Anti-LGBT 'Bathroom Bill' Left Intact By Lawmakers Who Had Opportunity To Change It

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This is so sad.

On Friday, North Carolina lawmakers in the state's General Assembly had the ability to change up HB 2 — the bill that stoked nationwide outrage over its discriminatory nature towards transgender individuals.

But unfortunately, the legislators left the bill largely intact, choosing only to make one very minor revision to the measure and leaving it as bigoted and short-sighted as it's been in the past.

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The change — voting to restore workers' rights to use state laws to sue over employment discrimination — won't enhance workplace protections on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. It also doesn't affect other provisions that are being blasted by gay rights advocates, business leaders, and more.

No provisions were made surrounding the state's requirement that transgender individuals use the public bathrooms corresponding to the sex on their birth certificates, nor were there

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Maroon 5 Cancels North Carolina Shows Over Anti-LGBT Bill!

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This law has taken its toll…

Now you can add Maroon 5 to the seemingly endless list of bands that's taking a stand against anti-LGBT laws!

The Adam Levine-fronted rock group announced on Friday morning that they have decided to cancel two upcoming concerts in North Carolina in direct response to the controversial and bigoted transgender bathroom bill the state signed into law in March.

Related: Pearl Jam Also Cancelled A Concert In North Carolina!

The group took to Facebook with their announcement (below), revealing what they thought about the dangerous and absurd House Bill 2 that outlaws transgender public bathroom use:

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