CBS Again Leads Fight Against NC’s Religious Freedom Law ‘Roiled by...Bigotry Allegations’

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<p><em>See more in the <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2016/03/30/cbs-again-leads…; target="_blank">cross-post</a> on the NewsBusters blog.</em></p>

<p>All too happy to give a hand to those opposed to religious freedom laws, the <em>CBS Evening News</em> continued to play its part in chastising those in favor of religious freedom and so-called bathroom bills with North Carolina&rsquo;s version being<strong> &ldquo;roiled by backlash, boycott threats, and bigotry allegations.&rdquo;</strong></p>

<p>Following in the footsteps of prior editions of the newscast and <em>CBS This Morning</em> from hours earlier, anchor Scott Pelley introduced correspondent Mark Strassmann&rsquo;s piece this way: <strong>&ldquo;Tonight in North Carolina, they are facing a business boycott over a law that critics consider anti-gay. This week, Georgia&#39;s governor vetoed a similar bill, but North Carolina&#39;s governor is defending his new law.&rdquo;</strong></p>

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