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Social media erupts as North Carolina city rescinds LGBT rights law over HB2

Charlotte Jennifer Mayor Roberts discusses LGBT ordinance

Following a surprise move by the Charlotte City Council, Gov.-elect Roy Cooper said Monday that legislative leaders have promised to call a special session to consider repealing House Bill 2.
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Following a surprise move by the Charlotte City Council, Gov.-elect Roy Cooper said Monday that legislative leaders have promised to call a special session to consider repealing House Bill 2.

Reaction on social media has been quick on the Charlotte Council’s vote to rescind its own LGBT civil rights laws in the expectation of a repeal of the state’s unpopular House Bill 2.

Most of the reaction has been critical, though some note how much damage HB2 did to the state.

Following a surprise move by the Charlotte City Council, Gov. Pat McCrory called for a special legislative session Wednesday to consider repealing House Bill 2.

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