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NC GOP Lawmaker Likens Abraham Lincoln to Hitler in Defense of His Bill Seeking to Ban Gay Marriage

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

North Carolina GOP Rep. Larry Pittman compared Abraham Lincoln to Hitler in a Facebook comment defending his bigoted bill to make gay marriage illegal again, a bill that the House Speaker has said will not be heard. The Charlotte Observer...Show More Summary

NC House Speaker Says He Won’t Allow Hearing of Bill Seeking to Ban Gay Marriage

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore said on Wednesday that he won’t allow the hearing of a bill which seeks to ban gay marriage in the state and defy the Supreme Court Obergefell ruling. WRAL reports: The bill’s primary sponsor, Rep. L… Read The post NC House Speaker Says He Won’t Allow Hearing of Bill Seeking to Ban Gay Marriage appeared first on Towleroad.

NC House Republicans File Bill To Make Same-Sex Marriage Illegal... Again

North Carolina once again seems to be leading the nation when it comes to proposed anti-LGBTQ legislation, with House Republicans filing a bill on Tuesday that seeks to invalidate the 2015 Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex...Show More Summary

NC House Republicans File Bill To Make Same-Sex Marriage Illegal... Again

North Carolina once again seems to be leading the nation when it comes to proposed anti-LGBTQ legislation, with House Republicans filing a bill on Tuesday that seeks to invalidate the 2015 Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex...Show More Summary

Conservative NC Lawmakers Present Bill To Take Back States-Rights On Marriage Definition

These lawmakers want to restore states-rights and honor the will of the voters. The post Conservative NC Lawmakers Present Bill To Take Back States-Rights On Marriage Definition appeared first on RedState.

NC bill aims to make gay marriage illegal despite supreme court ruling

A bill was submitted on Tuesday which aims to make gay marriage illegal in North Carolina, notes WCNC. Read more...

NC bill rejects Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage

Three North Carolina legislators are taking a symbolic swipe at gay marriage, introducing a measure rejecting a U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex unions in every state. A bill introduced … Click to Continue »

NC GOP Files Bill to Make Gay Marriage Illegal Again, Defying SCOTUS

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A new bill, HB870, filed today by four North Carolina House Republicans seeks to invalidate the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, directing the state government to defy it. GOP Reps. Larry Pittman (Concord), Michael Speciale (New Bern), Carl… Read The post NC GOP Files Bill to Make Gay Marriage Illegal Again, Defying SCOTUS appeared first on Towleroad.

NC church has unconventional rules for sex and marriage

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

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.

Bride uses T-rex costume to pull ultimate 'first look' prank on groom. His reaction is priceless.

3 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

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

NC Gay Man Sues Catholic School For Firing Him After He Announced His Wedding

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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.

NC Gay Couples Who Got Marriage License and Sued Anyway Lose in Federal Court

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.

Federal Judge Rejects Challenge to NC’s Anti-Gay ‘Marriage Recusal’ Law

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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.

NC School District's Transgender Guidelines Bar Teachers From Calling Students 'Boys and Girls,' FRC Warns

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."

TurnOUT! NC Teams Up with NoH8 Campaign To Repeal HB2

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

NC county scrambles to provide marriage services after all magistrates refuse to perform same-sex weddings

2 years agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Anti-gay NC pastor launches movement to fly Christian flag above the American flag

2 years agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

What the Movement for Marriage Equality Can Teach Gun Sense Advocates

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

Daily dose: Null and void edition

2 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

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

NC lawmakers enact law allowing public officials right to refuse performing gay marriage duties

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

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