At some point, isn’t it better to have the other team score their own points than elect Republicans who will score points for them? That is the conclusion we must draw from the recent comments of Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), siding with the transgender lobby over his own home state. Unfortunately, Senator Burr appears to be the majority opinion among Republicans in Washington.
Yesterday, in an interview with the Huffington Post, Burr went a step further from hisoriginal statement about HB2 in which he said Congress should defer to the courts instead of protecting North Carolina from Obama’s war on gender. He now officially opposes the common sense law upholding the most basic culture of privacy that has always existed between the two sexes in public bathrooms and locker rooms:
Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said Tuesday that Republican lawmakers in his state went too far when they passed a sweeping anti-LGBT law this year, and said they need to rein it in before a judge does it for them.
‘Yeah, I’ve got issues,’ Burr told The Huffington Post when asked if he has problems with his state’s new law, also known as HB 2.
‘The legislature botched what they were trying to do,’ he said. ‘It was far too expansive.’