Raleigh, NC – The NC Values Coalition released a statement on the NCAA decision to move 7 championship events out of North Carolina.
“There is an expectation of privacy when women and children go into the shower or locker room, and it’s more than an expectation—it’s a right. And our elected officials have a duty to protect that right. The NCAA is punishing the State of North Carolina because it dares to stand up for the common-sense notion that everyone has a right to privacy, decency, and safety in bathrooms, showers, and locker rooms. The NCAA is guilty of extreme hypocrisy—while it bullies the people of North Carolina to allow boys in the girls’ locker rooms, showers, and bathrooms, it prohibits boys from playing on the girls’ sports teams. Twenty-four states have sued the federal government over the very mandate that the NCAA is now trying to force on the people of North Carolina.” – Tami Fitzgerald, Executive Director NC Values Coalition