Cal State rugby team may miss championship match in N. Carolina; state funds can’t pay for travel

Cal State rugby team may miss championship match in N. Carolina; state funds can’t pay for travel

[Ed. – Yes, it’s because of the N.C. “bathroom bill” that doesn’t ban anyone from a bathroom, but does remove the pretext for suing to force insane bathroom policies that local governments would otherwise sensibly reject.  For those interested in helping out, there are links at the Daily Wire article.]

A college rugby team may miss its championship match due to California state regulations preventing state-funded travel to states that they deem to have laws discriminating against the LGBT community.

The California State University, Chico men’s rugby team is scrambling to find about $40,000 for funds to allow the trip to travel. …

The California law, Assembly Bill 1887, went into effect in 2017. The law states that California is “a leader in protecting civil rights and preventing discrimination” and should not support or finance “discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people,” The Daily Wire previously reported.​

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The travel ban targets Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, and Texas. …

The team’s head coach, Lucas Bradbury, said that they were having a difficult time organizing travel plans in a short amount of time.

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