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Amendment One

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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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NC Voters Pick Primary Winners, Amendment Outcome

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina citizens are going to the polls to choose general election candidates for governor and other positions, but foremost on many minds is the proposed change to North Carolina’s constitution on marriage.

CBS Charlotte–05/08/2012

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