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.
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.
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.