Since North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory last week signed rushed legislation that keeps local governments from passing anti-discrimination measures that protect gay and transgender individuals, pressure from businesses has only increased.
Numerous companies including PayPal and Google were quick to denounce the law last week. On Tuesday, 80 executives signed a letter condemning the law, warning that it could "diminish the state's draw as a destination for tourism, new businesses, and economic activity." And on Thursday, 16 more executives signed the letter, including those from Reddit and CitiBank.
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