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Law enforcement officials said that measures passed by conservative legislators could expose officers to greater danger and hinder investigations involving firearms.
Speaking at a news conference in Britain, President Obama criticized new laws preventing gay and transgender people from choosing which bathroom they use.
Openly gay jazz musician said it’s important “to speak up.”
Trips are being canceled after a law in Mississippi allows anti-gay discrimination and one in North Carolina regulates transgender bathroom access.
Cities in the Deep South are increasingly at odds with their states on gay rights and other benchmarks, moving toward common ground with big cities on the coasts.