By: Mark Binker
Gov. Pat McCrory appeared on Fox News' "The Kelly File" Thursday night to defend House Bill 2.
The conversation with host Megyn Kelly focused exclusively on the provision that deals with public bathroom and locker room accommodations. Sections of the bill dealing with the right to sue in court or broader discrimination protections were not discussed.
As he has done before, McCrory put responsibility for the law on the Charlotte City Council, which passed an ordinance that would have required local businesses to allow transgender individuals to use the locker room or restroom that corresponds to their gender identity.
The new law prohibits cities from making such rules and requires that multi-user facilities in public buildings, such as schools, bet set aside according to the sex on a person's birth certificate.
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