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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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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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Perdue Takes To Video To Oppose NC Amendment

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Beverly Perdue is speaking out in urging voters to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment on next month’s ballot that makes clear gay marriage and civil unions aren’t recognized by the state of North Carolina.

CBS Charlotte–04/13/2012

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Clay Aiken, Influential North Carolinians Join Forces Against Amendment One

This May 8th, less than a month away, voters will have the option to decide the future of many North Carolina residents. The state is working to incorporate a new state constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, domestic partnership, common-law marriage and civil unions. One of our homegrown talents, American Idol runner up Clay Aiken, is speaking out as a gay, North Carolina resident about the harms of Amendment One.

CBS Charlotte–04/11/2012

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)

President Obama Comes Out Against North Carolina Same-sex Marriage Ban

President Barack Obama took a stand Friday against a proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in North Carolina, a state he won in 2008 that remains crucial to his re-election hopes.