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  •  Another Way to hit North Carolina Financially (0+ / 0-)

    The DNC would probably lose a huge amount of money if they were to pull out at this date. It would be great if they had enough money to absorb this, but I doubt they do.

    I'm approaching this from a different direction - filmmaking. The Hunger Games, one of this year's biggest movies, was shot in North Carolina. Its sequel, Catching Fire, is due to start shooting later this year, and I think they're planning to shoot in North Carolina, but I don't know if they've signed any contracts yet. I've just started a petition to urge Lionsgate to film Catching Fire in another state. Please, if you think it's time to remind people that gay people and their supporters can make a negative financial impact in North Carolina by taking business to other states, please sign this petition:

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