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.
People who favor adding a ban against gay marriage to North Carolina’s constitution are hoping for a big push from churches statewide.
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.
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.
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.
A Catholic church in Charlotte has fired its music director because he married another man.
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.
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.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed North Carolina constitutional amendment that would bar state-sanctioned gay marriage and other same-sex unions are ready to begin their campaign against it in earnest.
Three couples who went to the Greenville County courthouse knowing they would not be able to get a marriage license have been rejected as expected.