U.S. Justice Department officials notified [North Carolina] Governor Pat McCrory on Wednesday, stating that House Bill 2 violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) says that North Carolina has until Monday to confirm that it will not comply with or implement House Bill 2.
You can see the DOJ’s letter to Pat McCrory here: Civil-Rights-Division-letter-on-HB2
If North Carolina does not comply, the state risks losing hundreds of millions of dollars in federal school funding.
Leutenant Governor Dan Forest criticized the DOJ for threatening to halt school funding.
“To use our children and their educational futures as pawns to advance an agenda that will ultimately open those same children up to exploitation at the hands of sexual predators is by far, the sickest example of the depths the Obama Administration will stoop to ‘fundamentally transform our nation,” he stated.