by Emanuella Grinberg, CNN
It's been one year since North Carolina became the first state to pass what we now know as a "bathroom bill."
HB 2 is more than a "bathroom bill." It prevents cities and towns from making their own rules about whether to include gender identity in public accommodations protections.
To some, the fallout offers a cautionary tale of what not to do, turning the state into a shorthand for bad policy decisions leading to dire consequences. To others, the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act represents a bold defense of privacy rights that has inspired similar measures.
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