Obama order on transgender school bathrooms blocked by Texas judge

Obama order on transgender school bathrooms blocked by Texas judge

by WorldTribune Staff, August 23, 2016 President Barack Obama’s directive allowing transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of the gender they identify with has been blocked by a federal judge in Texas. Judge Reed O’Connor on Aug. 21 ordered a preliminary injunction ruling the Obama administration did not follow federal law when […]

North Carolina asks Supreme Court to restore voter ID law

North Carolina asks Supreme Court to restore voter ID law

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2016 North Carolina has filed an emergency brief with the Supreme Court to restore its voter ID law, saying it is too close to the November election for courts to nullify a system that was used in the state’s primary elections. “North Carolina should not be forced to scramble mere […]

Voter trends in ‘tossup state’ North Carolina worry Democrats

Voter trends in ‘tossup state’ North Carolina worry Democrats

by WorldTribune Staff, August 12, 2016 North Carolina went for Obama in 2012 and is considered a “tossup state” in the current election cycle, but Democrats are finding the actual numbers in voter registration troubling – and the left-leaning media may not be able to spin it away. “While talking heads say North Carolina is […]

Democrat-appointed federal judges strike down North Carolina voter ID law

Democrat-appointed federal judges strike down North Carolina voter ID law

by WorldTribune Staff, July 31, 2016 Three federal judges, all appointed by Democrats, struck down North Carolina’s voter ID law, ruling it was “passed with racially discriminatory intent.” North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory vowed the state would “immediately appeal” the ruling, saying the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals judges were “undermining the integrity of our […]

2017 PGA Championship to remain in North Carolina despite threat to event’s ‘inclusive’ bathrooms

2017 PGA Championship to remain in North Carolina despite threat to event’s ‘inclusive’ bathrooms

by WorldTribune Staff, July 25, 2016 Golf’s last major tournament of 2017 will remain in North Carolina and fans in attendance will be able to use the bathroom that “conforms with their gender identity or gender expression,” Golf.com reports. The PGA of America said the 2017 PGA Championship will be held as planned at Quail […]

N. Carolina governor blasts ‘sports and entertainment elite’ after NBA pulls All-Star Game

N. Carolina governor blasts ‘sports and entertainment elite’ after NBA pulls All-Star Game

by WorldTribune Staff, July 22, 2016 Misinformation on North Carolina’s HB2 law was a major factor in the NBA pulling the 2017 All-Star Game from the state, Gov. Pat McCrory said. The NBA on July 21 announced its decision to relocate the game. It had been scheduled for Feb. 19 in Charlotte. “The sports and […]

North Carolina governor sues Justice Department over HB2

North Carolina governor sues Justice Department over HB2

Special to WorldTribune.com Gov. Pat McCrory answered a May 9 deadline from the federal government by announcing that North Carolina will sue the Justice Department over its challenge to the state’s law mandating people use the public restroom of their birth gender, not gender identity. Last week, Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department’s civil […]

Celebrities end boycott of iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, shifting ire to North Carolina

Celebrities end boycott of iconic Beverly Hills Hotel, shifting ire to North Carolina

Special to WorldTribune.com How can Hollywood’s elite be expected to stay true to a cause when there’s a red carpet gala involved? Two years ago, celebrities announced they would resist the allure of the Beverly Hills Hotel after its owner, the Sultan of Brunei, imposed strict Sharia Law in his country that includes the stoning […]

Marines deployment to outpost in northern Iraq quickly discovered by ISIL

Marines deployment to outpost in northern Iraq quickly discovered by ISIL

Special to WorldTribune.com The U.S. military’s second combat death in the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) occurred just days after a small outpost was opened in northern Iraq. The outpost near Makhmur, called Firebase Bell, was meant to be kept secret until deemed operational but was quickly discovered and came under […]

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