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“You’ve got to be politically naïve if you think this is not coordinated by a very effective — a very effective — group,” McCrory told the New York Times.

April 27 2016 9:29 AM

After her arrest by North Carolina police officers, Mara Keisling says, "They're making us stronger."

April 26 2016 7:04 PM

Republican Buck Newton, who is nominated to be North Carolina's next attorney general, made that controversial comment in a speech to supporters of the anti-LGBT law HB2.

April 26 2016 5:29 PM

More than 200,000 conservatives have signed a petition to boycott Target. Glenn Beck called the backlash "common sense."

April 26 2016 10:09 AM

Asked about a North Carolina–style law, Christie sings a different tune than he once did on the issue.

April 25 2016 6:03 PM

But they aren’t scared of “transgenders,” the conservative activists promise. They just want to protect themselves and others against “perverts.” 

April 25 2016 5:32 PM