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North Carolina Passes Amendment One

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.
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N.C. approves amendment banning gay marriage

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (2 years ago)

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

Amendment 1: North Carolina vote passes gay marriage ban

Pop Culture / Celebrity : The Dish Rag (2 years ago)

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

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