#5: Franklin Graham calls PayPal ‘hypocrite’ for canceling Charlotte plans | The Charlotte Observer

Evangelist Franklin Graham called PayPal a “hypocrite” for abandoning its plans to expand into Charlotte because the company opposes North Carolina’s new law limiting LGBT legal protections.

Graham lauded U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, who said the payment processor does business “in 25 countries where homosexual behavior is illegal.” He also praised N.C. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, who said the measure protects women and children.

[PayPal withdraws plans for Charlotte expansion over HB2]

“We need more politicians across the country with this kind of backbone,” said Graham, son of evangelist Billy Graham and head of the Charlotte-based Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse, a charity in Boone.

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