Topics :: North Carolina
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday May 30, 2012
More than 1,000 people gathered in North Carolina in order to protest Pastor Charles L. Worley -- a Baptist minister who made national headlines last week after his anti-gay sermon was caught on tape and went viral.
By Emily Wagster Pettus | Monday May 14, 2012
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant said Friday it was "petty" for North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue to insult Mississippi while bemoaning that voters in her state approved a ballot measure banning same-sex marriage.
Monday May 14, 2012
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has told University of North Carolina graduates that last week’s gay marriage vote shows there is still a lot of work to be done for civil rights in this country.
By Emery P. Dalesio | Friday May 11, 2012
A lesbian who sought a North Carolina marriage license with her partner and was rejected under a state law banning same-sex marriage was arrested with another person Thursday after they refused to leave a government office.
Wednesday May 9, 2012
President Barack Obama’s campaign says he’s "disappointed" with North Carolina’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.
By Martha Waggoner | Wednesday May 9, 2012
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.
By Emery P. Dalesio and Martha Waggoner | Tuesday May 8, 2012
North Carolina voters have approved a constitutional amendment defining marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman, making it the 30th state to adopt such a ban.
By Emery P. Dalesio | Tuesday May 8, 2012
The national debate over gay marriage turns its attention South on Tuesday, as North Carolina could be on the verge of becoming the next state to pass a constitutional amendment defining marriage as solely between a man and a woman.
By Martha Waggoner | Thursday May 3, 2012
The Rev. Billy Graham urged North Carolina voters Wednesday to support an amendment to the state constitution banning gay marriage, a move that an observer said was highly unusual but another said was in keeping with the minister’s moral beliefs.
By Emery P. Dalesio | Monday Apr 30, 2012
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.