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