As the House convened, ten Republicans led by Jeff Collins of Nash County filed a consittutional protest against the rules. It failed 97-10.
Just before the vote, Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest, the president of the Senate , came out against repeal.
Lt. Governor Forest's statement on Special Session to repeal HB2 pic.twitter.com/2les3gRGop— Dan Forest (@DanForestNC) December 21, 2016
✖Sources tell the INDY that the Senate has the votes for a repeal bill — although no one has seen one yet —but Craig Jarvis of the N&O hears that the House isn't totally on board yet. Collins' protest would indicate that is correct.
By the way: we're livetweeting the session.
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