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Amendment One

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Former Charlotte Mayor Supports Same-Sex Marriage

The former mayor of North Carolina’s largest city says he supports same-sex marriage.

05/13/2014

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AP Source: Dems Move To Formally Back Gay Marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Party is moving to include support for gay marriage in the official party platform for the first time, a Democratic official said Monday, marking a key milestone for advocates of same-sex unions.

CBS Charlotte–07/30/2012

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Group Says NC Violated Separation Of Church, State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A humanist group is claiming the state of North Carolina violated the First Amendment by allowing voting in churches that advocated anti-gay political stances.

06/11/2012

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NC Amendment Banning Same-Sex Marriage In Effect

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s constitutional amendment slamming the door on same-sex marriages is now in effect.

CBS Charlotte–05/23/2012

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Gay Marriage Supporters To March In Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Occupy Raleigh is joining another citizen initiative to protest North Carolina’s constitutional amendment defining marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman.

CBS Charlotte–05/14/2012

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Lesbian Seeking Marriage Documents Arrested In NC

A lesbian and her heterosexual ally are facing charges because they wouldn’t leave a North Carolina marriage license office after being rejected under a state law that bans gay marriage.

05/10/2012

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NC Vote Shows Gay Marriage Still Divisive

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faced mounting pressure Wednesday to express support for same-sex marriage after a setback for gay-rights advocates in North Carolina.

CBS Charlotte–05/09/2012

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Effect Of NC Gay Marriage Amendment Unclear

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina voters overwhelmingly passed a constitutional amendment that defines marriage as solely between a man and a woman, but not much is expected to change immediately.

CBS Charlotte–05/09/2012

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Obama ‘Disappointed’ With NC Ban On Gay Marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s campaign says he’s “disappointed” with North Carolina’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.

CBS Charlotte–05/08/2012

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NC Voters Approve Amendment On Gay Marriage

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina voters approved a constitutional amendment on Tuesday defining marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman, making it the 30th state to adopt such a ban.

CBS Charlotte–05/08/2012

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