It’s deadline day for North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory. The U.S. Justice Department sent his office a letter Wednesday claiming that the state’s controversial bathroom law is in violation of the Civil Rights Act. They gave the Republican leader until the end of the business day Monday to respond with a solution to “remedy the situation.” The controversial law bans individuals from using public bathrooms that do not correspond to their biological sex.
McCrory says what he chooses to do at that deadline goes beyond the Tar Heel state — it will affect the majority of Americans. “This is no longer just a North Carolina issue,” he said in a Fox News interview on Sunday. “This is a basic change of norms that we’ve used for decades throughout the United States of America and the Obama administration is now trying to change that norm — again not just in North Carolina, but they’re ordering this to every company in the United States of America — starting tomorrow I assume, or Tuesday.” READ MORE