Topics :: North Carolina
By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Feb 4, 2014
A North Carolina Republican representative is reacting to rumors that "American Idol" star Clay Aiken will run for Congress.
Wednesday Jan 29, 2014
North Carolina’s largest insurer is reversing course and now says it will offer family coverage to same-sex married couples and domestic partners in new policies.
By Jason St. Amand | Sunday Jan 26, 2014
Earlier this month "American Idol" star Clay Aiken made headlines for considering making a congressional bid in North Carolina. Though nothing has been confirmed, sources claim that the singer is putting together a political campaign team.
Thursday Jan 16, 2014
As battles over gay-marriage rights move through the courts across the country, here are cases to watch in five states.
By Jason St. Amand | Friday Nov 22, 2013
A Christian school in Wilmington, N.C., is allegedly trying to implement a policy that would effectively prohibit students from attending if someone from the LGBT community is a member of their family.
By Mitch Weiss | Tuesday Oct 22, 2013
Despite North Carolina’s ban on gay marriage, a same-sex couples register for marriage licenses in the state.
Monday Oct 21, 2013
Attorney General Roy Cooper has been spending more time on the Democratic banquet circuit, letting the party faithful know he’s ready to fight the new Republican agenda in Raleigh. And, by the way, he’s ready for bigger things.
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.