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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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Media / Accuracy & Ethics : Accuracy in Media (3 years ago)

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