North Carolina's controversial HB2 law has resulted in the removal of more revenue-generating opportunities for the state. On Monday, the National Collegiate Athletic Associate (NCAA) decided to remove seven championship-level events from the state for the coming academic year. This decision was made on the heels of the NBA choosing to relocate their 2017 All-Star Weekend from Charlotte, North Carolina to New Orleans, Louisiana.

The most-discussed clause of the law, which was passed on March 23, 2016, forces transgender people to use the bathroom their birth certificate corresponds to in government buildings, rather than the bathroom their gender may identify them with.

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Other events canceled or moved from the State

Besides the NBA's All-Star Weekend, other events have been canceled or removed from the state, including a Bruce Springsteen concert canceled and a planned basketball game between the University of Albany and Duke University for the coming college basketball season. New York is one of five states, along with Minnesota, Washington, Connecticut, and Vermont to ban state-sanctioned travel to North Carolina; the University of Albany receives funding from the state of New York.

The events to be pulled from the state by this latest NCAA decision are as follows: the Division I women's soccer championship, the first two rounds of the Division I NCAA Tournament in men's basketball, the Division I women's golf championship, the Division I women's lacrosse championship, the Division II baseball championship, the Division III soccer championship for men and women, and the Division III tennis championship for men and women.

Outcry over the law

It's unclear how the NCAA will respond if the law is repealed prior to the scheduled events.

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There has been an outcry for the repealing of the law and the removal of Governor Pat McCrory since the passing of the law, but Gov. McCrory (Republican) has remained steadfast in his approval of the law despite the constant controversy.

The law is the second notable state law to seemingly target the LGBT community - the Religious Freedom Law in Indiana was supposedly going to allow individual businesses to refuse to serve people who didn't agree with their faith.

This was disputed by legislators within the state.

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