Among the companies, groups and individuals that have publicly stated their opposition to the new law:
International Market Centers
The Honest Company
United Guaranty Corporation
Castlight Health, Inc.
Willis Towers Watson
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
Direct Marketing Association
Ben & Jerry’s
Green Mountain Power
Live Nation Entertainment
New Belgium Brewing
New Seasons Market
The Fresh Market
The Dow Chemical Company
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Smiles by Payet Family Dentistry
Barnes and Noble
Sivan Capri Agency
Choice Hotels International
Bank of America
Encore Music Publishers
American Express Company
AXA Financial Inc.
Classical American Homes Preservation Trust
Campbell Soup Company
eMaint Enterprises LLC
Ernst & Young LLP
John Hancock Financial
RBC Capital Markets
Time Warner Cable
The PNC Financial Services Group
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance
Whole Foods Market
InterContinental Hotels Group
Kimpton Hotels Restaurants
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
The Home Collection Furnished Rentals (Charlotte)
Saturday Brand Communications
The Common Market (Charlotte)
Allison Construction LLC (Charlotte)
Singley + Mackie
Singley Content Studios
Adam Shankman, director and producer
Rob Reiner, director
Wake Forest University
The European Union
State of New York
State of Vermont
State of Washington
State of Minnesota
State of Connecticut
City of Atlanta
City of San Francisco
City of Boston
City of Seattle
City of West Palm Beach, Fla.
City of Santa Fe, N.M.
City of Wilton Manors, Fla.
American Society of Interior Designers
ACPA-College Student Educators International
NC League of Municipalities
The American Kennel Club
Human Rights Campaign
Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
American Society of Association Executives
Computer & Communications Industry Association
Consumer Technology Association
Software & Information Industry Association
Motion Picture Association of America
The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority
Alex Dimitrief, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, GE
Ric Elias, CEO of Red Ventures
Casey Wasserman, President and CEO of the Wasserman Foundation
Steven R. Boal, CEO, Quotient Technology Inc.
Brandee Barker, Cofounder, The Pramana Collective
Michael Birch, Founder, Blab
Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar, co-CEOs, Atlassian
Lorna Borenstein, CEO, Grokker
Vice Forlenza, Chairman, CEO and President, BD
Paul T. Dacier, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, EMC Corporation
Brad Brinegar, Chairman and CEO, McKinney
Lloyd Carney, CEO, Brocade Communications Systems, Inc.
Ron Conway, Founder and Co-Managing Partner, SV Angel
Dean Debnam, Chairman and CEO, Workplace Options
David Ebersman, Cofounder and CEO, Lyra Health
Jared Fliesler, General Partner, Matrix Partners
Jason Goldberg, CEO, Pepo
Mike Gregoire, CEO, CA Technologies
Alan King, President and COO, Workplace Options
Kristen Koh Goldstein, CEO, BackOps
Mitchell Gold, co-founder and chair-man, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
Paul Graham, Founder, Y Combinator
David Hassell, CEO, 15Five
Dave Imre, Partner and CEO, IMRE
Dev Ittycheria, President & CEO, MongoDB
Laurene Powell Jobs, President, Emerson Collective
Cecily Joseph, VP Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer, Symantec Corporation
Joshua Kushner, Managing Partner, Thrive Capital
Max Levchin, CEO, Affirm
Dion Lim, CEO, NextLesson
Shan-lyn Ma, CEO, Zola
Bill Maris, CEO, Google Ventures
Melody McCloskey, CEO, StyleSeat
Douglas Merrill, CEO, Zestfinance
Dyke Messinger, President and CEO, Power Curbers Inc.
Michael Natenshon, CEO, Marine Layer
Alexi G. Nazem, Cofounder and CEO, Nomad Health
Laurie J. Olson, EVP, Strategy, Portfolio and Commercial Operations, Pfizer Inc.
Evan Reece, CEO, Liftopia
Stan Reiss, General Partner, Matrix Partners
John Replogle, CEO, Seventh Generation
Dan Rosensweig, CEO, Chegg
Kevin P. Ryan, Founder and Chairman, Alleycorp
Bijan Sabet, General Partner, Spark Capital
Julie Samuels, President, Engine
David A. Shaywitz, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, DNAnexus
Behshad Sheldon, President and CEO, Braeburn Pharmaceuticals
Mark Trudeau, President and CEO, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
David Spector, Cofounder, ThirdLove
Bret Taylor, CEO, Quip
Todd Thibodeaux, CEO, CompTIA
David Tisch, Managing Partner, BoxGroup
Kevin A. Trapani, President and CEO, The Redwood Groups
Bob & Harvey Weinstein, Co-Founders and Co-Chairmen, The Weinstein Company
Among those who have publicly stated their support of the new law:
American Family Association
The Charlotte Christian Chamber
North Carolina Values Coalition
Keep NC Safe Coalition
Gary Pendleton, Preferred Planning and Insurance
Richard and Lisa Baldwin, Baldwin Insurance & Brokerage
Archangel Michael Orthodox Christian Bookstore
Sallie Caldwell, S & S Cleaning Service, LLC
Reese Cao, XG Technologies Inc
Jennifer Champion, Total Life Changes
Sam Cowles, Main Street Investments, LLC
Mark and Lora Godwin, Mark Godwin Family Farms Inc.
David Griffin, Griffin Tile & Marble Inc.
David and Judith Hale, Lighthouse Electric of Charlotte
Dusten Harward, D Harward Marketing
Debra Hasty, Hasty Home Resources
H. Ralph Henderson, Omnichannel Productions
Tim Herlihy, Occupational Health Concepts
Rebekah Hopkins, Beethoven’s Piano Revelers Studio
Jana Huffstetler, Collision Center of Stanley County
Gregory Humphrey, Heaven’s Best Carpet Cleaning
Cheryl Jones, ICI Lamp Company
Sergey Kholod, Serglandscape Company
Tony Mazzone, Comfort Security
Adam and Michelle Mills, Mills Inc.
Bill Montross, Christian Business Men Connections
Jesse Newton, Green Branch Construction, Inc.
Ronald Obie, WCRG
Justin Reeder, Superior Wash Southeast
David and Jason Benham, Benham Real Estate Group
Lila Sanacore, Prayerful Touch Massage
Doug Schmeuszer, Sunbelt Packaging LLC
Tim Steele, Thermal Services, Inc.
Gretchen Tate, God’s Glamorous Girls
Lisa Todd, Todd Group
Keith Vance, Vance Resource llc
Maria Vari, Strategic Resource Development
Elizabeth Walker, Oexning Silversmiths, Inc.
Paul Weaver, AWPC, Inc
Michael Wolff, KC Solutions Group
Charles O’Connor, Advanced Enclosure Consulting
Richard Gavin, Riverside Millwork
Angela Smith, Lombardo Swimming Pools
Shardae White, Personal Catering llc
Carl Ford, South Rowan Broadcasting Inc.
Alva Yandle, Melatex, Inc
Carl Ford, Ford Broadcasting Inc.
David Snyder, Snyder Packaging, Inc.
Wesley Dunn, Wesley’s Detail & Tree Service
Henri McClees, McClees Consulting, Inc.
AnnaMaria Simeonides, To Your Health Bakery
Paul Strates, Archangel Michael Orthodox Christian Bookstore
Kelly Simeonides, Planet Family Inc.
Jadd Brewer, Water Quality Lab and Operations
Eileen Dover, Mary Merrie Christmas Shoppe
Thomas McCain, Carolina Green Landscape Co.
Ruben Martinez, Maranatha Realty
Ray Harrison, Carolina Carpet and Flooring
Tom Harcus, Arcas Real Estate Investment LLC
Centurion Construction Co. Inc.
MLG Construction Co.
System Electric Co.
Carolina Civilworks Inc.
Karen McDaniel, Accounting & More
Kel Grenga, J.K. Grenga & Associates, Inc.
Hunt Properties, Inc.
Charles Herring, CCVentures
Scott Saunders, Praygrounds LLC
Rob Moser, Sanctuary Center for Counseling
Nathan Click, Pearl Financing LLC