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Gay Marriage Supporters To March In Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Occupy Raleigh is joining another citizen initiative to protest North Carolina’s constitutional amendment defining marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman.

CBS Charlotte–05/14/2012

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Romney To Shift Focus From Gay Rights To Economy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney is trying to shift his campaign’s focus back to the sluggish economic recovery and will use a commencement speech at an evangelical university to cast strong families as central to a strong economy.

CBS Charlotte–05/11/2012

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Lesbian Seeking Marriage Documents Arrested In NC

A lesbian and her heterosexual ally are facing charges because they wouldn’t leave a North Carolina marriage license office after being rejected under a state law that bans gay marriage.

05/10/2012

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Obama Voices Support For Same-Sex Marriage Equality

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the fence no longer, President Barack Obama declared his unequivocal support for gay marriage on Wednesday, a historic announcement that gave the polarizing social issue a more prominent role in the 2012 race for the White House.

CBS Charlotte–05/09/2012

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)

NC Vote Shows Gay Marriage Still Divisive

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.

CBS Charlotte–05/09/2012

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NC Gay Rights Advocates Plan Sit-In, Arrests

A Southern gay rights group is planning events in Winston-Salem and Asheville later this week where 12 people plan to get arrested after same-sex couples are denied marriage licenses.

05/09/2012

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Effect Of NC Gay Marriage Amendment Unclear

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina voters overwhelmingly passed a constitutional amendment that defines marriage as solely between a man and a woman, but not much is expected to change immediately.

CBS Charlotte–05/09/2012

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)

Obama ‘Disappointed’ With NC Ban On Gay Marriage

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s campaign says he’s “disappointed” with North Carolina’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.

CBS Charlotte–05/08/2012

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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.

04/30/2012

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