North Carolina’s Lt. Gov. Dan Forest called the Obama administration’s threat to withhold federal education funding unless the state repeals its controversial transgender bathroom law, the “sickest example” of how far Barack Obama will go to transform the nation. “To use our children and their educational futures as pawns to advance an agenda that will ultimately open those same children up to exploitation at the hands of sexual predators is by far,

the sickest example of the depths the Obama Administration will stoop to ‘fundamentally transform our nation,'” said Forest in a statement. In a letter to Republican Gov. Pat McCrory Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice said North Carolina’s HB2 Transgender law violates Title IX, which prohibits discrimination in education based on sex, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which bans employment discrimination. READ MORE