North Carolina voters have voted to pass a constitutional amendment defining marriage as solely between a man and a woman, making the state the 30th to prohibit gay marriage in this way.
The Huffington Post reports:
With 35 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday, unofficial returns showed the amendment passing with about 58 percent of the vote to 42 percent against.
In the days before the vote, members of President Barack Obama's cabinet expressed support for gay marriage and former President Bill Clinton recorded phone messages urging voters to reject the amendment.
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. Read Post
On Tuesday night, North Carolina voters passed a new amendment to their state constitution, which will define marriage as solely between a man and a woman, with about 61% of the vote going to the amendment. Read Post
DemocracyNow.org North Carolina voters have turned out in large numbers to pass a constitutional amendment that defines marriage as solely between a man and a woman. While North Carolina law already bans same-sex marriage, the amend... Read Post