A protester, right, expresses his opinion to a police officer and another pedestrian near Trade and Tryon Streets in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, as demonstrations continue following the shooting death of Keith Scott by police earlier in the week. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Release the tapes

"Release the tapes.” That was the chant in Charlotte, N.C., this past…


Joaquin Carcano, center, the lead plaintiff in the case, speaks during a press conference to announce the filing of a federal lawsuit challenging North Carolina's HB 2 law at the LGBT Center of Raleigh, N.C., on Monday. (Chris Seward/The News & Observer via AP)

Lawsuit challenges North Carolina anti-discrimination law

RALEIGH, N.C. — Gay and transgender rights supporters wasted little time in…


In this photo taken on Monday, members of the audience hold up signs before the start of a City Council meeting's vote on the nondiscrimination ordinance, in Charlotte, N.C. (Robert Lahser /The Charlotte Observer via AP)

Bathrooms become battlegrounds in anti-discrimination debate

RALEIGH, N.C. — As bathrooms become battlegrounds in the national debate over…