Tag Archives: Amendment One

Continuing the Gay Marriage Equality Conversation in North Carolina — via Billboard

WSOC-TV in Charlotte is reporting on a San Diego church’s response to the discrimintory Amendment One in North Carolina which bans gay marriage equality and other gay relationship recognitions like civil unions: A California church [has] put up a billboard in west … Continue reading

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Support A North Carolina Business that Supported Us

The New York Times has a profile piece on Replacements, Ltd, a North Carolina business started by Bob Page that specializes in the sale of new and antique china, silver and glassware (‘A Company’s Stand for Gay Marriage, and Its Cost’). The … Continue reading

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Marching for Gay Marriage Equality in North Carolina

The Advocate has an excellent slide show of photos from a march to protest the recent North Carolina vote to ban any recognition of gay relationships. The protesters plan to march the 14th of every month in reference to the 14th Amendment to … Continue reading

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Time Capsule Quote of the Day: NOM’s Brian Brown on Marriage Support Trends

Brian Brown, of the National Organization for Marriage, has put out is reaction to the passage of the constitutional ban on gay marriage and civil unions in North Carolina. In his statement, he discusses how this vote shows a growing trend for … Continue reading

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Say ‘WE DO’ Tar Heelers, no Matter What the Constitution Says

A reminder that there is something that you can do to demonstrate against the inequality that has just been consecrated to the North Carolina Constitution. Join the WE DO campaign. Over May 9-15 the WE DO campaign will be taking … Continue reading

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We’re Here, We Queer and We’re Not Going Anywhere

North Carolina has now become the 31st state in the union to add a constitutional amendment baring gay marriage. Something I am sure in the not too distant future they will not be touting on their ‘Welcome To..’ signs or … Continue reading

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Don’t High-Five Yourselves Over Your Win, North Carolina, ‘Cuz That Would Be Gay

Amendment 1, which bans gay marriage and civil unions in the state of North Carolina, has passed as of this writing; with about 60 percent of the vote. But if you go high-fiving yourselves over your win, traditional marriage supporters, realize that action … Continue reading

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Human Rights. It’s What’s on the Ballot

NC Policy Watch has an excellent post about what’s really on the ballot today. The amendment that the Alliance [Defense Fund] wrote reflects their offensive philosophy that gay couples deserve no rights—not marriage, not civil unions, not employee benefits, not … Continue reading

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The Personal Hurt ‘Protecting’ Marriage Causes

Aly Windsor, writing for The Huffington Post Gay Voices, speaks about her experience going to the polls to vote against North Carolina’s discriminatory marriage amendment. She speaks of walking through the “gauntlet” of amendment supporters and those who oppose the … Continue reading

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North Carolina’s Consitutional Marriage Amendment (the 1875 version)

North Carolina’s News & Observer helps to add some historical perspective to the North Carolina Marriage Amendment debate by delving into it’s constitutional past: If Amendment One passes on Tuesday, it won’t be our first state constitutional provision regulating marriage. … Continue reading

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