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Lawsuit Seeks To Overturn NC Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Some clergy members are filing a lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s constitutional ban on gay marriage, saying it violates their religious freedom.

04/28/2014

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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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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 Couples Plan To Register Licenses In NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Same-sex couples legally married in other states are being encouraged to start registering their documents in North Carolina courthouses. It’s all part of a new statewide campaign by the Campaign for […]

10/22/2013

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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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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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Gay Couple Sues Over SC Same-Sex Marriage Ban

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A legally married gay couple living in South Carolina is suing to have the state’s ban on gay marriage overturned. Highway Patrol Trooper Katherine Bradacs and Tracie Goodwin filed the lawsuit […]

09/02/2013

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Churches Changing Bylaws For Fear Of Being Sued By Gay Couples

Worried they could be sued by gay couples, some churches are changing their bylaws to reflect their view that the Bible allows only marriage between one man and one woman.

08/24/2013

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Gay Couples Seek Marriage Licenses, Turned Away

Gay couples have applied for marriage licenses in a project coordinated by the Tennessee Equality Project.

08/08/2013

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ACLU To Seek Challenge Of NC Gay Marriage Ban

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says it’s looking for ways to challenge North Carolina’s constitutional ban against same-sex marriages. The ACLU said Tuesday its first option is to try amending a […]

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