Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas Cancel North Carolina Tour Stops Over Anti-LGBTQ Law

Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato
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Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato perform onstage during KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2014  powered by Line at Staples Center on Dec. 5, 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif. 

Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato have canceled their upcoming tour dates in North Carolina in protest of North Carolina's controversial Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act (HB2) law. Widely perceived as being anti-LGBTQ, the stars join artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam and Boston as acts who have recently pulled the plug on North Carolina shows in response to the new law.

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"After much thought and deliberation, we have decided to cancel our Honda Civic Tour: Future Now shows in Raleigh and Charlotte. One our our goals for the tour has always been to create an atmosphere where every single atendee feels equal, included, and accepted for who they are," they wrote in part in a statement posted on both of their Twitter accounts.

Read the full statement below. 

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