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:

Obama did provide assurances, however:

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.