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Debating Amendment One in North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA — Last week, North Carolina voters overwhelmingly passed Amendment One to the state constitution, defining marriage as between one man and one woman only. The May 8 vote—coming a day before President Obama’s declaration of support for gay marriage—produced renewed national debate about gay marriage as well as jokes portraying this state as backwards. Amendment One...
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North Carolina Passes Amendment One

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root (2 years ago)

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 ... Read Post

NC votes on constitutional ban on gay marriage

Media / Accuracy & Ethics : Accuracy in Media (2 years ago)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The national debate over gay marriage is turning its attention South. North Carolina could be the next state to pass a constitutional amendment defining marriage as solely between a man and a woman. Voters are c... 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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