WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faced mounting pressure Wednesday to express support for same-sex marriage after a setback for gay-rights advocates in North Carolina.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As a gay man who believes America’s strength comes from its diversity, Stephen Dull is opposed to North Carolina carving the existing ban on gay marriage into the state constitution.
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) — Leading Democratic candidates for North Carolina governor and the party’s two hopefuls for lieutenant governor are speaking out against a proposed constitutional amendment limiting marriage.
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.
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.