May 8

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NC Voters Pick Primary Winners, Amendment Outcome

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina citizens are going to the polls to choose general election candidates for governor and other positions, but foremost on many minds is the proposed change to North Carolina’s constitution on marriage.

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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Campaigns Work On Last Full Day Before NC Primary

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The final full day of campaigning for North Carolina’s primary had the top candidates trying to grab the political spotlight away from the proposed constitutional amendment on marriage also on Tuesday’s ballot.

CBS Charlotte–05/07/2012

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NC Amendment Forces Working Hard On Final Weekend

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Organizers and volunteers for and against the proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in North Carolina marshaled their forces Saturday to persuade early voters on their way to polling places […]

CBS Charlotte–05/05/2012

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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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Big Business Silent On NC Gay Marriage Amendment

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.


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NC NAACP Goes On Radio Against Marriage Amendment

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A civil rights organization is using radio to urge North Carolina voters to oppose the proposed marriage amendment in the name of keeping discrimination out of the state constitution.


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Mayor Anthony Foxx Speaks Out Against Amendment One

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx joins a whole host of high profile people, including former Charlotte Mayors Harvey Gantt (D) and Richard Vinroot (R), in speaking out against Amendment One. At the Human Rights Campaign Carolina Gala held at the Charlotte Convention Center in February, Mayor Foxx explains why he will be voting against Amendment One on May 8th in the North Carolina primary.

CBS Charlotte–04/25/2012

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GOP Hopeful Gingrich Back In NC Visiting 10 Cities

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Newt Gingrich is spending time in North Carolina this week trying to rebuild momentum for his Republican presidential campaign.

CBS Charlotte–04/23/2012

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Thousands Rally To Back NC Marriage Amendment

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The widow of the driving force behind a constitutional amendment on next month’s ballot in North Carolina urged women at a pro-amendment rally to bring others to the polls to support traditional marriage.

CBS Charlotte–04/20/2012



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