Nets Paint Amendment to North Carolina Law as Attempt to ‘Diffuse Widespread Outrage’

Kyle Drennen | April 13, 2016
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Keeping up the drumbeat against North Carolina’s religious freedom on Wednesday, the three network morning shows seized on Republican Governor Pat McCrory amending the legislation and used the development to further hammer the state.

In a news brief for NBC’s Today, fill-in co-host Willie Geist proclaimed: “We’ve got some new developments this morning surrounding North Carolina's controversial bathroom bill. Governor Pat McCrory signed an executive order Tuesday in an attempt to diffuse widespread outrage over the new law.”

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