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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mayor Jennifer Roberts quickly shot down on Monday any attempt to predicate a repeal of a state law many find discriminatory on the repeal of a Charlotte ordinance. Legislative leaders over the weekend said they believe there is enough support in the House and the Senate to roll back House Bill 2 if Charlotte first rescinds a local law that requires businesses to allow transgender individuals to use the bathroom of their choosing. Lawmakers passed House Bill 2 in a one-day emergency session in March to void Charlotte's ordinance, but the state law went further to exclude gay and transgender people from protections against discrimination. The state law has created a nationwide backlash with entertainers canceling concerts, organizations shifting their conventions to sites outside North Carolina and the NBA, the NCAA and the ACC all moving sporting events from the state. The law is widely unpopular statewide and has become a drag on Gov. Pat McCrory's re-election campaign, according to the results of an Elon University Poll released Monday. Read more at www.wral.com...