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Mayor Roberts Speaks Out On Republican Response To Non-Discrimination Expansion

Mayor Jennifer Roberts
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Charlotte’s newly expanded non-discrimination ordinance is on the minds of Republican leaders in the General Assembly and of Governor McCrory. They appear intent on overturning the most controversial part of the ordinance that allows transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender they identify with. Speaker Moore says he’s prepared to call a special session of the legislature to address the  ordinance before it takes effect April 1, 2016.

Charlotte's Mayor Jennifer Roberts shares  her thoughts on the reaction to the expansion of the ordinance. 

WFAE's Duncan McFadyen sat down with Mayor Roberts to discuss the future of Charlotte's non-discrimination ordinance. Roberts said although she and Governor McCrory have spoken since the expansion passed, they have not discussed the ordinance.