Ringo Starr, former member of The Beatles, has canceled a concert in North Carolina over HB2.
The HB2 bill makes it so that transgenders have to use public bathrooms that correspond with their gender listed on their birth certificate. Ringo Starr apologized to fans for canceling, but said he had to “take a stand against this hatred.”
Ringo Starr isn’t the only artist that has canceled a performance in NC over HB2. Other artists not performing in the state because of the law include Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band. Some artists are still performing in the state, but are asking for the law to be repealed, reports USA Today.
HB2 may affect more than just which artists are willing to hold performances in North Carolina. Several businesses are coming out against the law and may choose not to work in the state.
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