Mayor Jennifer Roberts, who is running for re-election, has been a staunch supporter of expanded legal rights for the LGBT community – and a critic of the House Bill 2 repeal deal that prohibits Charlotte and other cities from passing their own nondiscrimination ordinances. Will voters reward or punish her for an unwavering position?
Mayor Jennifer Roberts, who is running for re-election, has been a staunch supporter of expanded legal rights for the LGBT community – and a critic of the House Bill 2 repeal deal that prohibits Charlotte and other cities from passing their own nondiscrimination ordinances. Will voters reward or punish her for an unwavering position? John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com
Mayor Jennifer Roberts, who is running for re-election, has been a staunch supporter of expanded legal rights for the LGBT community – and a critic of the House Bill 2 repeal deal that prohibits Charlotte and other cities from passing their own nondiscrimination ordinances. Will voters reward or punish her for an unwavering position? John D. Simmons jsimmons@charlotteobserver.com

HB2 may be dead. But it’s very much alive in Charlotte’s mayoral race.

April 07, 2017 2:07 PM