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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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Moderate NC Weighs Constitutional Gay Marriage Ban

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has long prided itself on its moderate politics dating to the civil rights era, as well as its place as a New South leader and a hub for high-tech, banking and higher education.

CBS Charlotte–05/07/2012

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NC Lawyers’ Group Holds Marriage Question Debate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Supporters and opponents of the proposed constitutional amendment on marriage in North Carolina could be making their closing arguments in a debate sponsored by a lawyers’ group.

CBS Charlotte–05/03/2012

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North Gay Marriage Ban Gets Push In Churches

People who favor adding a ban against gay marriage to North Carolina’s constitution are hoping for a big push from churches statewide.


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NC Sees Growing Mobilization On Marriage Amendment

In an election year that was supposed to be all about jobs and the economy, the issue that’s energized North Carolina’s sleepy May 8 primary has turned out to be a philosophical clash over what constitutes a marriage.


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NC Constitution Gay Marriage Ban Debated

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A small college in Raleigh is the site of a panel discussion on possible results if North Carolina voters approve or reject changing the state constitution to ban same-sex marriage.

CBS Charlotte–03/26/2012

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the Human Rights Campaign's 15th Annual National Dinner at the Washington Convention Center. (credit: Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Comes Out Against North Carolina Same-sex Marriage Ban

President Barack Obama took a stand Friday against a proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in North Carolina, a state he won in 2008 that remains crucial to his re-election hopes.


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Catholic Church Fires Male Music Director For Marrying Man

A Catholic church in Charlotte has fired its music director because he married another man.


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Liberal, Civil Rights Groups Meet For Big NC Rally

The largest annual gathering of left-leaning and civil rights groups in North Carolina is pushing for liberal causes ahead of a big election year.


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NC Gay Marriage Ban Opponents Stump At Colleges

A voter registration drive aimed at defeating the amendment when it comes up for a statewide vote in May kicks off on college campuses on Friday. Amendment opponents are in Cullowhee, home of Western Carolina University.