SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When it comes to relationships, marriage and sex, Word of Faith Fellowship members must follow strict and unusual rules — or risk severe punishment, former members say.
Some say that humor is the key to a lasting marriage, and if that is true, Beth and Tom Gardner will be together for a very long time. The two were married last November at Bald Head Island, NC, and Beth decided to prank her husband-to-be by sabotaging their "first look moment" by showing up in a giant inflatable T-Rex costume. Show More Summary
A gay teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina is suing a Catholic school for unfair dismissal after he announced his impending marriage to another man. According to the lawsuit, Charlotte Catholic High School violated federal employment law by firing Lo… Read The post NC Gay Man Sues Catholic School For Firing Him After He Announced His Wedding appeared first on Towleroad.
A federal judge upheld a law which allows North Carolina magistrates to refuse to perform same-sex marriages if it conflicts with their religious beliefs, noting that the couples who sued got what they wanted, a marriage license.
A federal judge has thrown out a challenge to a North Carolina law that allows local government officials to refuse to marry same-sex couples if doing so would violate their sincerely-held religious beliefs. News of the ruling first broke on Twitter… Read The post Federal Judge Rejects Challenge to NC’s Anti-Gay ‘Marriage Recusal’ Law appeared first on Towleroad.
The Family Research Council, a pro-life and pro-traditional marriage conservative group, is speaking out against a North Carolina school district's transgender guidelines, which would bar teachers from calling their students "boys and girls."
This past Sunday, TurnOUT! North Carolina (NC) teamed up with the NoH8 campaign in Charlotte to talk with voters about the dangers of the discriminatory HB2 and the need for full repeal. NoH8, which promotes marriage, gender and human...Show More Summary
All four magistrates in North Carolina’s McDowell County have been barred from performing any marriages for six months after they used the state’s religious exemption law to opt out of performing same-sex weddings. Chief District Judge Randy Pool confirmed to WLOS on Thursday that...
A North Carolina pastor is calling on churches across the United States to install flag poles so that they can fly the Christian flag above the American flag to protest same-sex marriage. In a video posted to YouTube last week, Pastor Rit Varriale of Elizabeth Baptist Church in Shelby explained...
The day after the SCOTUS announced Obergefell vs. Hodges, which legalizes same-sex marriage in all 50 states, Shannon Watts was to speak at the national PTA convention in Charlotte, NC. And if you don't think these two events aren'tShow More Summary
NC House Democrats say marriage bill override is ‘null and void’ (Raleigh News & Observer) -- N.C. House Democrats filed a formal complaint Tuesday arguing that the veto override of a bill exempting magistrates from marriage duties should...Show More Summary
GOP Senate leader Phil Berger introduced the discriminatory bill following a court decision overturning North Carolina's gay marriage ban. The North Carolina House followed the Senate's lead and voted Thursday to override GOP Gov. Pat...Show More Summary
Despite Gov. McCrory's veto, the state's Religious Freedom bill has become law. Elected officials can now refrain from performing same-sex marriages.
Rachel Maddow shares the story of a North Carolina woman who, in 1976, was refused a marriage license because her fiance was black, with the magistrate...
Rachel Maddow explains how Republican legislators in North Carolina are poised to override a veto by the governor of an anti-gay marriage bill that would...
(Photo via #SocialMedia NC) On Monday North Carolina state lawmakers voted to override Governor Pat McCrory's veto of a bill that would allow some public officials to opt out of having to perform same-sex marriages. Proponents of the bill in...
Matt Baume with the American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on an NBC station in Tennessee refusing to broadcast an ad featuring a gay soldier wanting to get married, numerous anti-gay bills failing in Texas, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's...
In the struggle to demonstrate relevance, Pat McCrory this week vetos a bill. The media swoon. Funny stuff. __________________________________________________ McCrory vetoes NC religious objection bill on gay marriage (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Show More Summary
"I recognize that for many North Carolinians, including myself, opinions on same-sex marriage come from sincerely held religious beliefs that marriage is between a man and a woman. However, we are a nation and a state of laws. Whether...Show More Summary
Are you living the marriage that you dreamed of on your wedding day? We’re Lamar & Ronnie Tyler and we want you to know that if you answered NO you are not alone. We recently asked this question during a training and 72% of the attendees responded NO! We faced our own marriage issues (blended Keep Reading ?