#HB2 Protesters Get Dramatic at School Board Meeting

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According to the Star News Online headline, House Bill 2 (HB2) protesters “stormed out” of a New Hanover County School Board meeting earlier this week when the board didn’t respond to the public comments that were made.

Excerpt from Star News Online:

At the end of the public comment session, some protesters angrily asked members, “what are you going to say to us?” Board chairman Don Hayes responded that the board had listened to them, then moved on to the rest of the agenda.

Hayes’ response drew cries of “shame” and “cowards” as the crowd emptied from the meeting room.

Star News Online has video of this ‘storming out’ and subsequent cries of ‘shame’, which feel rather awkward as the video jumps around and is clearly missing footage.  There was no ‘storming’. The crowd that came to protest got up, milled around and then walked to the door in no…

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