There has been much made over a bathroom law that was passed and then repealed in Charlotte NC. As a reminder, the law would allow men who claim to “identify” as not men to enter and use the women’s public restroom and locker rooms in the area. Now, men have to use the men’s room and women have to use the women’s room — you know, like is normal.
This law and the State law repealing it has caused several to think about ways best to protect their own state. In South Carolina, there is a bill that would seek to keep the standard the way it is, but Nikki Haley has said that such a law was not needed.
But, what we find is quite the opposite.
The Washington Standard reports
In an exclusive interview with The Washington Standard, (former Columbian City Councilman Cameron) Runyan told us that the City of Columbia has faced more aggressive bills put forward than those that were considered in Charlotte, North Carolina. “That law would have created a commission paneled by the council that would investigate citizens for discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation. What was really egregious about this particular law was that the commission was now by secrecy. In other words, if you were drug before the commission in the City of Columbia, and then went out and told somebody that you had been investigated, there were penalty provisions, including jail time.”
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