Topics :: North Carolina
By Mitch Weiss | Tuesday Oct 15, 2013
An official in western North Carolina has accepted marriage license requests from 10 same-sex couples, despite a 2012 amendment to the state constitution forbidding such marriages.
By Mitch Weiss | Monday Oct 14, 2013
The Buncombe County Register of Deeds says he’s going to accept marriage license applications from same-sex couples and seek an opinion from North Carolina’s top lawyer.
By Gary D. Robertson | Monday Oct 14, 2013
Attorney General Roy Cooper says he supports gay marriage but argues his personal views aren’t preventing him from vigorously defending North Carolina’s constitutional amendment affirming its prohibition from a lawsuit.
By Emery P. Dalesio | Tuesday Sep 17, 2013
Activists seeking marriage rights for same-sex couples continue searching for an official willing to flout North Carolina law and issue marriage licenses in an act of conscience.
By Michael Biesecker | Tuesday Sep 10, 2013
The North Carolina National Guard will begin recognizing same-sex marriages.
By Bobby McGuire | Wednesday Aug 28, 2013
A North Carolina mother of two has been charged with misdemeanor child abuse for ordering her son to "beat the gay away" out of his brother before beating the 15-year-old herself.
Monday Aug 26, 2013
Thousands of people turned out for Charlotte’s first gay pride parade in nearly 20 years.
By Emery P. D’Alesio | Saturday Jul 13, 2013
A legal attack against North Carolina’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriages is taking shape after state Attorney General Roy Cooper’s office said Friday he would not oppose adding that challenge to an existing lawsuit.
By Emery P. Dalesio | Wednesday Mar 27, 2013
North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan said Wednesday she backs marriage rights for same-sex couples, joining a growing number of Democratic Party politicians ahead of her re-election race next year.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Mar 20, 2013
The pastor of a Methodist church in North Carolina says he will no longer marry heterosexual couples until same-sex couples can also legally marry.