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Gay Marriage News Watch: TN, TX, NC, AL - VIDEO

19 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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...

Daily dose: McCrory finds a spine

3 days agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

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

BREAKING: NC Gov. Pat McCrory To Veto Magistrates Marriage Refusal Bill

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"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

Get Your Tickets Now! Shift: Dream Marriage Boot Camp will be in NC on May 2nd

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 ?

Gay Marriage News Watch: SCOTUS, NOM, AR, MO, NE, SD, NC - VIDEO

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Matt Baume with the American Foundation for Equal Rights reports on upcoming Supreme Court oral arguments later this month, the National Organization for Marriage's latest courtroom flubs, the cases before the 8th Circuit, North Carolina magistrates suing for the right...

First Drip (3/20/15): Another debate of religious freedom vs. public policy in NC Senate, more

The N.C. Senate: Magistrates could recuse themselves from performing marriages if they feel their religious beliefs are being violated, but parents can't use that same excuse to exempt their children from vaccinations. OK then.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

NC lawmaker files bill requiring all marriage applicants take up serpents

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

"It's the only way to be sure they really want to get married," stated freshman Republican Representative Biddle Tanner. Recently elected to the newly-formed 147th House District, which encompasses the lay-preacher's hometown YanceyShow More Summary

NC Judges Could Decline to Officiate Gay Marriage Ceremonies Under Proposed Legislation

After North Carolina's gay marriage ban was overturned by a federal judge last October, conservative state lawmakers are backing a bill that would allow county judges and court officials to recuse themselves from performing marriage ceremonies if they hold religious objections to performing same-sex ceremonies.

Another deceptive thing about NOM's duplicitous anti-Hagan ad (#NC)

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Yesterday I showed you the increasingly desperate National Organization For Marriage's new ad targeting incumbent US Senator Kay Hagan, and I mentioned how her Republican colleague, Sen. Richard Burr, also praised and approved of the federal judge that NOM is...

NC pastor comes unglued over coming gay weddings: ‘You think Ebola is bad now, just wait!’

8 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Baptist pastor is warning that God will escalate the Ebola crisis when North Carolina begins performing same-sex marriages. During his Sunday sermon following a series of court actions that effectively struck down North Carolina’s constitutional ban on marriage equality, Berean Baptist...

Audio: NC marriage activist warns of super Ebola that will destroy gay-accepting America

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Pastor Ron Baity, the winner of the Family Research Council's 2012 "Watchmen Award" for pastors, is a longtime marriage activist in the state of North Carolina. He's led many major rallies at which all of the activists and lawmakers who...

First North Carolina Couple Gets License!

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

First marriage license granted to #LGBT couple in NC! Congrats Amy and Lauren. #DayOneNC #MarriageEquality— CSE (@CSElive) October 10, 2014 UPDATE: And they're married!

Gay Marriage News Watch: RBG, AR, CO, WV, WI, IN, FL, NC, GA, MO, WY - VIDEO

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFER's Matt Baume reports on Ruth Bader Ginsberg's comments about SCOTUS action on gay marriage; holds on cases/rulings in Colorado, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Indiana; Florida and Arkansas officials appealing pro-equality rulings in their states, new polling numbers on support...

Winston-Salem, NC Defies Gay Marriage Ban by Recognizing Married Same-Sex Couples as Spouses

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Winston-Salem is believed to be the first city in North Carolina to defy the state's ban on same-sex marriage and recognize married, same-sex couples with valid out-of-state marriage licenses specifically as "spouses," Citing the 4th Circuit's ruling overturning Vriginia's gay...

Gay Marriage News Watch: Updates from WI, IN, NV, ID, HI, UT, VA, OK, NC, FL, OR - VIDEO

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFER's Matt Baume reports on the beating that anti-gay forces took at the Seventh Circuit last week; the upcoming oral arguments before the Ninth Circuit; Utah, Virginia and Oklahoma's petitions to the Supreme Court, the National Organization for Marriage's setback...

Thousands Petition NC Governor Pat McCrory to Stop Defending Gay Marriage Ban: VIDEO

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

On Wednesday, LGBT rights advocates delivered over 10,000 petitions to the offices of North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory [pictured below] urging him to stop defending the state's ban on same-sex marriage. “We are proud to deliver this important message alongside...

The NC GOP's extremist legislation leads to a litany of lawsuits

9 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

And it may be the people's only defense against an overreaching government: Since Republicans took control of the General Assembly in 2011, the constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, redrawn legislative and congressional...Show More Summary

Midday open thread: NC teacher raises $140,000 to feed Ferguson school kids, Foley video authentic

9 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Billy Dare and the protective flashback: Supreme Court stays lower court ruling overturning Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage: The Court did not release any reasons for the stay nor its vote totals. Execution...Show More Summary

Gay Marriage News Watch: Updates from VA, TN, MS, NC, SC, WV - VIDEO

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

AFER's Matt Baume reports on the Fourth Circuit's refusal to delay its Virginia marriage equality ruling, the Supreme Court's possible intervention in the case, a Tennessee judge upholding the state's marriage ban, Mississippi gay couples successfully registering their marriage licenses,...

Gay Couple Together 48 Years Fight NC Marriage Ban

Ellen Gerber and Pearl Berlin have been a couple since Lyndon Johnson was president. “We’re still in love, after 48 years,” Gerber, better known as Lennie, said recently. “We still can’t begin the day without a good cuddle.” How many couples can say that? June 2, 1966, is engraved in Roman numerals on the identical [...]

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