<!- placeholder 630 blocked. Reas : no sizes -><!- placeholder 629 blocked. Reas : no sizes -> Apple's decisi to open a new headquarters in North Carolina would be close to being a "deal de", just waiting for the proper incentive package to be passed.
<!-ezoicfl-> But a potential key in the works could be the history of the regi's anti-LGBT laws. The most infamous of these is the Privacy and Security of Public Facilities Act, which made it law for people to use public restrooms and locker rooms that match their birth certificate sex as opposed to their self gender. -Identifies.
<!- placeholder 632 blocked. Reas : no sizes -> The law was signed by anti-LGBT Republican governor Pat McCrory in 2016, although legislati was later partially repealed by newly-elected Democratic governor Roy Cooper.
<!- placeholder 178 blocked. Reas : no sizes -> At the time, however, the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Law led to companies like PayPal and Deutsche Bank organizing a boycott. The NBA, the NCAA and the Atlantic Coast Cference have also refused to hold champiships in the state until the law is removed from the books.
<!-ezoicfl-> <!- placeholder 191 blocked. Reas : no sizes -> Nevertheless, North Carolina is still criticized for failing to put in place protectis against discriminati. LGBT people in areas like employment, housing or educati.
<!- placeholder 192 blocked. Reas : no sizes -> LGBT Publicati The Advocate reports that gay rights activists are "livid" about the possibility that Apple is planning to relocate to the regi. While the report seems to primarily cite a relatively small group of disctented Twitter users, it could still explode into something bigger if Apple actually makes the news official.