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House Speaker Robert DeLeo Urges NBA to Bring All-Star Game to Massachusetts

The game has been moved out of Charlotte

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    A top Massachusetts lawmaker is making a play for the NBA's 2017 All-Star Game. (Published Friday, July 22, 2016)

    A top Massachusetts lawmaker is making a play for the NBA's 2017 All-Star Game.

    The league announced Thursday that it's moving the game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for gay, lesbian and transgender people.

    Democratic House Speaker Robert DeLeo sent a tweet urging the NBA to bring the game to Massachusetts, where lawmakers recently approved a transgender rights law.


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