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Top Tech Execs Oppose North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law in Open Letter

Among the signatories, the CEOs of Facebook, Apple, Google, Intel and IBM.

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The CEOs of Facebook, Apple, Google, Intel, IBM, Lyft, Dropbox and Tumblr joined more than 80 other company executives in urging Pat McCrory, the governor of North Carolina, to repeal a law that allows for discrimination against LGBT people.

In the letter sent today, the CEOs write that they are “disappointed” in the state’s decision to enact the law, which they believe will cause North Carolina to face a brain drain, as its best professional talent moves to other states because of the legislation. “Discrimination is wrong, and we believe it has no place in North Carolina or anywhere in our country,” the letter says.

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