As you may recall, in March of 2016, the Republican-led government of North Carolina passed what is commonly referred to as the “bathroom bill.” The bill, loudly condemned by civil rights advocates and decent people everywhere, targeted members of the LGBTQ community with a series of debasing, discriminatory provisions.
In the wake of the bill’s passage, businesses, entertainers, and tourists all cancelled activities in the State. Despite these cancellations, Republicans promised that the bill would have no negative economic affect for the state. Turns out they were wrong. By $4,000,000,000.00 dollars.
As reported by CNBC: