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Bruce Springsteen Cancels North Carolina Show Over Anti-LGBT Bill

Will more musicians do the same?

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Merrill Barr

In response to North Carolina's recently enacted anti-LGBT legislation, Bruce Springsteen announced Friday that he is canceling his scheduled show in state on Sunday.

"Some things are more important than a rock show and this fight against prejudice and bigotry -- which is happening as I write -- is one of them," read a statement on the musician's website. "It is the strongest means I have for raising my voice in opposition to those who continue to push us backwards instead of forwards."

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Springsteen and the E Street Band were set to play in Greensboro. The rocker is the latest Hollywood entity to protest North Carolina's House Bill 2, which dictates which bathrooms transgender individuals can use, among other LGBT restrictions. Earlier this week, Hulu moved production of its new pilot,Crushed, out of the state, while Fox and A&E have announced they will no longer bring productions to the region.

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