NBA pulls 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte over North Carolina's transgender bathroom law


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Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/07/21/nba-pulls-2017-all-star-game-f.html


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Oh my.

The sarcastic part of me wants to observe that these “religious” bigots have inflicted collateral damage upon the One True Religion of the United States–organized, major-league sports.


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Good.


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If North Carolina goes bankrupt from all the business they are losing, who is going to bail them out?


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Pee pee & poo poo are complicated matters in North Carolina, sadly so.


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The NBA should be ashamed of itself for using North Carolina—particularly its young girls…

Well at least he didn’t say “little white girls.”


#8

Good on you, NBA! I’m glad to see that more “traditional”-seeming institutions are finally stepping up like this.


#9

“…an out-of-touch agenda…” Really? Because that is EXACTLY how I would catagorize YOUR agenda, Tami.

Kudos to the NBA. (for this decision, anyway)


#10

“Tradition” has nothing to do with it. It’s all about the money.


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How exactly is the NBA using NC’s “young girls” by not playing a basket ball game there?


#13

It’s complicated. You obviously just don’t get it.

(Neither do I.)


#14

Meanwhile in South Carolina…


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I know, right? it’s almost like they’re saying that equality and…well…sanity, are from a bygone era.


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I hope other states considering this same foolishness (Tennessee, I’m looking at you) are paying attention.

North Carolina’s law is bad for business and also bad for people.


#20

We know that the powers that be certainly care about the former, if not necessarily the latter.