North Carolina’s LGBT discrimination law continues to have negative consequences for the state. PayPal canceled plans to expand into North Carolina, and thus create 400 new jobs. And on Friday, Bruce Springsteen canceled his North Carolina show.
Now, things are getting directly annoying for North Carolina governor Pat McCrory. According to Raw Story, there’s a new activist campaign in North Carolina encouraging people to call McCrory’s office every time they use the public restroom to report on their compliance with the law. This is to protest the law’s provision barring transgender people from using the public restroom of their choice based on the gender listed on their birth certificate.
Here’s the original #PeeingForPat battle cry:
People are also tweeting at the governor using the #PeeingForPat hashtag.
Some are questioning or lampooning the logic of this law:
While others are focusing on the fallout that this law has created:
People in other states are getting in on the act as well:
It remains to be seen whether this campaign will get the law repealed. Or if it’ll get McCrory out of office, since he’s up for reelection this year. It seems pretty certain though that he’ll keep getting backlash for this law, at least for a little while longer.
(via Raw Story)