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Activists are suing North Carolina over its anti-LGBT law

Individuals and advocacy groups filed a lawsuit Monday against North Carolina over the state's new law restricting bathroom access for transgender people and barring local anti-LGBT discrimination ordinances, BuzzFeed News reports.

The suit was brought by two transgender men, a lesbian woman, the ACLU of North Carolina, and Equality North Carolina. They're seeking an injunction against enforcing the law and a declaratory judgment stating that it violates the Constitution and Title IX.

"By singling out LGBT people for disfavored treatment and explicitly writing discrimination against transgender people into state law, H.B. 2 violates the most basic guarantees of equal treatment and the U.S. Constitution," the lawsuit reads.