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Top NC GOP Lawmakers To Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling

North Carolina legislative leaders are giving formal notice that their lawyers will appeal a Greensboro federal judge’s ruling that legalized same-sex marriages in the state.

11/07/2014

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GOP Leader: NC Officials Can Refuse To Marry Gays

A top North Carolina Republican said Tuesday that he will back a bill protecting state officials who refuse to issue marriage licenses or perform weddings for same-sex couples.

10/22/2014

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Local Gay Couple Get Married In Mecklenburg Country

Earlier today, Republican legislative leaders attempted to prevent gay couples in the state of North Carolina from getting married, but just a short time ago a federal judge denied their request for an eight day extension.

10/09/2014

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GOP Leaders Signal Move To Block Gay Marriages In NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As same-sex couples in North Carolina await federal court rulings they hope will allow them to get married, Republican legislative leaders are making a last-minute move to block or delay the nuptials.

CBS Charlotte–10/09/2014

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Judge Lifts Stays In NC Gay Marriage Cases

A federal judge in North Carolina has lifted stays in two cases challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriages on Wednesday, a possible sign he’s preparing to strike down the prohibition as unconstitutional.

10/08/2014

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Gay Marriage Supporters Push For Quick NC Ruling

Lawyers challenging North Carolina’s same-sex marriage ban said Tuesday they will press for quick legal rulings after a federal appeals court found a similar law in Virginia unconstitutional.

07/30/2014

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Lawyers In NC Gay Marriage Case Watching OK, Utah

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lawyers on both sides of a federal lawsuit over North Carolina’s 2012 prohibition of same-sex marriages say they are closely studying recent court rulings overturning similar bans in other states. A […]

01/16/2014

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Same-Sex Marriage Applicants Test NC County

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — For years, Mitch Fortune and Jake Crouch have been prevented from getting married by laws making same-sex marriage illegal in North Carolina. So when they heard the county’s top record-keeper was […]

10/16/2013

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