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Politics

Charlotte Expands Non-Discrimination Ordinance For LGBT Individuals

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The Charlotte City Council passed an ordinance to include non-discrimination protections for the LGBT community.

Although the expanded protection includes a variety of changes, the most controversial measure allows transgender people to use the bathroom of their choice.

The city council voted 7-4 in favor of the ordinance expansion, but Governor Pat McCrory and other Republican legislators have indicated the state may intervene.

Host Frank Stasio talks with WFAE reporter Sarah Delia.

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