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North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory makes remarks during an interview at the Governor's mansion in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, April 12, 2016. McCrory says he wants to change a new state law that prevents people from suing over discrimination in state court, but he's not challenging a measure regarding bathroom access for transgender people. (Gerry Broome/AP)
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory makes remarks during an interview at the Governor's mansion in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, April 12, 2016. McCrory says he wants to change a new state law that prevents people from suing over discrimination in state court, but he's not challenging a measure regarding bathroom access for transgender people. (Gerry Broome/AP)
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North Carolina's Republican governor, Pat McCrory, issued an executive order last night that walks back part of a controversial religious freedom law that he signed three weeks ago. The law has been dubbed the "bathroom bill" because one of its provisions requires transgender people in schools and government buildings to use restrooms that correspond with the sex written on their birth certificate. Opposition to the law has led businesses to boycott North Carolina.

WUNC's Jeff Tiberri talks with Here & Now host Jeremy Hobson about the latest reactions to the law and the governor's changes to it.

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This segment aired on April 13, 2016.

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