In an ad paid for by Writers for a
Progressive North Carolina, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory is
served a rainbow cake for this birthday.
In the ad, a slice of rainbow cake with
a candle sits under the words “HB2 U, Pat.”
The full-page ran in the Raleigh
News & Observer.
“Governor McCrory, we send you our
best wishes today as you celebrate your 60th birthday,”
the ad continues. “But the real celebration will begin November
8th when North Carolina votes to move in a more
The ad urges voters to support
candidates who will repeal House Bill 2 (HB2), the law approved by
Republican leaders and signed by McCrory during a one-day special
session in March that targets the LGBT community.
As recent as last week, McCrory
defended the law, saying that Caitlyn Jenner must use the men's
Jenner responds to Pat McCrory's assertion that she must use the