North Carolina Sues

by Karl Denninger

It’s about damn time.

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory filed suit Monday against the Department of Justice in a bid to preserve the state’s controversial “bathroom” law, after the Obama administration said the policy violates the civil rights of transgender people.

The state was facing a Monday deadline set by the administration to respond to its demand that North Carolina either scrap the law or face legal action and risk losing federal funds.

McCrory refused, and instead filed suit

McCrory is correct on the facts and the law.

Federal civil rights law prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.

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