North Carolina Governor's Office Fires Back At Cuomo, March 29, 2016

“Vermont’s governor has joined New York Governor Andrew Cuomo [in] instituting a ban on state sponsored travel to North Carolina… The developments represent the latest fallout [from] North Carolina adopting a statewide law…to block a Charlotte City Council bathroom ordinance that, among other things, would have allowed transgender people to use restrooms across the city that matched the gender with which they identified.”

“‘Isn’t that hypocritical of Governor Cuomo and Lt. Governor Hochul?’ asked Rev. Jason J. McGuire, Executive Director of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms. ‘They were wide open on Cuba,’ said McGuire, referring to the trade mission [led] by Cuomo last year to a nation which has a spotty record on human rights, far beyond issues of gender. ‘The governor was good on that trip for political purposes, but has a problem with non-essential travel to North Carolina?'”

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