PayPal Pulls North Carolina Expansion Plan After Transgender Restroom Law

According to Christian News Network, PayPal has taken up the LGBTQ cause and is now looking for another site for the new center:

Transgender bathroom signPayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL.O) on Tuesday canceled plans to open a global operations center in Charlotte, North Carolina and invest $3.6 million in the area after the state passed a controversial law targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens.

The digital payment company’s protest is the first by a major business after North Carolina became the first state last month to enact a measure requiring people to use bathrooms or locker rooms in schools and other public facilities that match the gender on their birth certificate rather than their gender identity.

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