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New York Times on North Carolina's 'gratuitous bigotry'

North Carolina's marriage amendment earned the wrath of the New York Times editorial board today.The Times calls Amendment One "gratuitous bigotry" and "obvious discrimination." It urges America to watch North Carolina next week, noting that while polls suggest the amendment will pass, that is not a foregone conclusion.The Times' editorial: BIGOTRY ON THE BALLOT North Carolina already has a law barring same-sex marriage, but the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature is not satisfied.
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Gingrich Urges Support For Discriminatory Amendment, Warns Of Gay Marriage ‘Danger’ In North Carolina

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

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Libertarian Party opposes Marriage Discrimination Amendment

US Politics / Liberal : BlueNC (3 years ago)

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New York Times: Bigotry on the ballot

US Politics / Liberal : BlueNC (3 years ago)

It's almost never a good thing when the New York Times features North Carolina politics on its editorial pages, and yesterday's commentary on Thom Tillis' Amendment One is no exception. Opponents of marriage equality have never been... Read Post


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