In a March 30, 2017 file photo, NC Gov. Roy Cooper holds a press conference at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh to announce that he signed HB142, a compromise repeal of HB2. Gay rights groups who fiercely supported Cooper last fall because of his pledge to repeal North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” said he betrayed them by accepting the recently passed compromise, calling it a “dirty deal” with Republicans.
In a March 30, 2017 file photo, NC Gov. Roy Cooper holds a press conference at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh to announce that he signed HB142, a compromise repeal of HB2. Gay rights groups who fiercely supported Cooper last fall because of his pledge to repeal North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” said he betrayed them by accepting the recently passed compromise, calling it a “dirty deal” with Republicans. Chris Seward AP
In a March 30, 2017 file photo, NC Gov. Roy Cooper holds a press conference at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh to announce that he signed HB142, a compromise repeal of HB2. Gay rights groups who fiercely supported Cooper last fall because of his pledge to repeal North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” said he betrayed them by accepting the recently passed compromise, calling it a “dirty deal” with Republicans. Chris Seward AP

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