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Bill Allows Gay Couples To File Joint Tax Returns

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The top Democrat in the South Carolina House says same-sex couples who are legally married in other states should be able to jointly file their state income taxes. A bill filed […]

01/17/2014

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Advocates Target Changing NC Same-Sex Marriage Ban

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Activists seeking marriage rights for same-sex couples continue searching for an official willing to flout North Carolina law and issue marriage licenses in an act of conscience. Two lesbian couples on […]

09/16/2013

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SC Group Launching Same-Sex Marriage Effort

A group in South Carolina is teaming up with the American Civil Liberties Union to explore legal options for same-sex couples.

08/14/2013

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Supreme Court Strikes Federal Marriage Provision

WASHINGTON (AP) — In significant but incomplete victories for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way […]

CBS Charlotte–06/26/2013

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Equality NC Holds Lobbying Day At General Assembly

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gay rights supporters in North Carolina fell short last year in stopping a constitutional amendment that made clear same-sex marriage and civil unions are unlawful in the state. Now they’re lobbying […]

CBS Charlotte–04/16/2013

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Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.

08/09/2012