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Is that the kind of loss Texas lawmakers want to see?
The NBA joins the NFL in issuing a warning to lawmakers in Texas, after the National Football League cautioned last week that anti-LGBTQ legislation such as Texas’ SB 6 could affect Texas cities’ future bids for the Super Bowl.
The 2017 All-Star Game will be played this weekend in New Orleans.
Today, HRC hailed comments from the National Basketball Association, warning Texas lawmakers that any legislative attack on LGBTQ people would factor into a decision as to where big-ticket games, such as the All-Star Game, would be played.
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Watch highlights from Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler’s performance in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
It was the third time that Butler had played in the celebrity basketball match-upArcade Fire frontman Win Butler made his third appearance at the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game last night (February 17).
Speaking to Zane Lowe about its release, Butler explained that the timing of the release – the day before Donald Trump’s inauguration as US President – was very significant.
Butler will soon return to his day job with Arcade Fire, with the band currently readying themselves for a busy 2017.
Arcade Fire released their first new track in two years last month with the Mavis Staples collaboration ‘I Give You Power’.
“I talked to Mavis last night and she said, ‘Now more than ever we have to come together and hold onto each other,’” Butler recalled.