Charles Barkley: Move NBA All-Star Game To Protest NC Law
Outspoken NBA legend Charles Barkley has a suggestion for how the NBA can do it’s part to fight a law in North Carolina that seems to encourage LGBTQ discrimination.
“As a black person, I’m against any form of discrimination — against whites, Hispanics, gays, lesbians, however you want to phrase it, it’s my job, with the position of power that I’m in and being able to be on television, I’m supposed to stand up for the people who can’t stand up for themselves,” he told CNN.
The Hill reports:
The law bars states and counties from enacting anti-discrimination measures and mandates that transgender people use the bathrooms that match their biological sex.
In the wide-ranging interview, Barkley also said the presidential race made him “sad” and criticized the mudslinging between candidates.