As we reported earlier this week, the U.K. has added North Carolina and Mississippi to its LGBT travel advisory in light of legislation that has been passed in those states.
President Obama has proven that, while speaking to audiences abroad, he’s never been one to shy away from criticizing people or events taking place in the United States, and today was no different:
JUST IN: New LGBT laws in North Carolina and Mississippi are wrong and should be overturned, Pres. Obama says in London.
— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) April 22, 2016
Pres Obama welcomes British people to visit NC and MS, but says the LGBT laws there "are wrong and should be overturned."
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) April 22, 2016
Obama did provide assurances, however:
— Sky News (@SkyNews) April 22, 2016
Obama had just been in Saudi Arabia, so naturally the next order of business was to go to England and talk about rights in the U.S.
— Countermoonbat (@CounterMoonbat) April 22, 2016