I wanted to take the opportunity to move from the presidential election, and talk a bit about ethnographic research that Laura Meadows (a Ph.D. student at UNC) and I conducted over the past year on Protect All NC Families, the coalition to defeat North Carolina’s constitutional amendment stating that “Marriage between one man and one [...]
Protect All NC Families “While we are disappointed in tonight's result, we know this concerted North Carolina effort to defeat Amendment One and protect all of the state’s families galvanized North Carolina and mobilized North Carolinians in historic ways,” said Coalition to Protect All NC Families Campaign Manager Jeremy Kennedy. Show More Summary
Thomas Roberts today talked with Jeremy Kennedy, the campaign manager for the Coalition to Protect All NC Families, and Baptist Pastor Mark Harris about the election today in which voters take on Amendment One. Roberts questions Harris about anti-gay groups...
On the eve of North Carolina's vote on the discriminatory Amendment One, which would take away civil unions, domestic partnership, and constitutionally prohibit any legal union that isn't one man and one woman, Protect All NC Families has released this...
By Jacob Combs Tomorrow is North Carolina’s big election day, when the fate of Amendment One will finally be decided. I spent the weekend in Raleigh working with the Coalition to Protect All NC Families (and some amazing Courage Campaign volunteers from California and DC) to get out the vote, register volunteers and canvass. After [...]
That's Protect All NC Families' closing argument. Mine is even shorter. Please don't end my domestic partnership tomorrow. read more
Voters hit the polls tomorrow and Protect All NC Families has released its final ad in support of the campaign to defeat Amendment One in North Carolina. Check out the final ad, 'Rise Up' and share it with everyone you...
Following his daughter's strong statement against Amendment One this week, former President Bill Clinton has recorded a robocall for the Campaign to Protect ALL NC Families to run in these last days before the vote on May 8. He emphasizes the effect on businesses and families.
By Scottie Thomaston - Today, the Coalition to Protect All NC Families released audio of a robocall recorded by former President Bill Clinton in opposition to the odious Amendment 1. This is really big news, and the campaign will need to keep these calls funded throughout May 8. You can contribute to that here. - [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, May 5, 2012 CONTACT: Jeremy Kennedy, Campaign Manager, Protect All NC Families BILL CLINTON OPPOSES AMENDMENT ONE Raleigh, N.C. -- In a recorded statement released today from Protect All NC Families,Show More Summary
The polling still doesn't look great and Protect All NC Families is doing a last-minute push to get their ads on the air.
From WRAL news: FULL STORY: Money totals for lead groups in amendment fight [WRAL] On the flip side: The Coalition to Protect All NC Families (our team) has pulled the vast majority of its cash from individual contributors.
By Scottie Thomaston Today the new TV ad from Protect ALL NC Families, the campaign to defeat the anti-gay Amendment 1 in North Carolina, makes its debut. The ad features Assistant District Attorney of Wake County, NC, Amily McCool. Weeks ago, McCool noted in stark terms what would happen if the amendment were to pass: [...]
What's a very easy way you can help the effort to defeat North Carolina's mean-spirited marriage amendment? Well, follow any of the following people, and, for each follow, (at least) one dollar will go the Protect All NC Families campaign:...
By Jacob Combs What you may have missed over the past week at Prop8TrialTracker.com… On Monday, April 23, Adam began the week by covering the first TV ads released by the Campaign to Protect All NC Families urging North Carolinians to vote no on the anti-gay and discriminatory Amendment One. I wrote about the White House’s endorsement [...]
Protect All NC Families today released a video of U.S. Senator Kay Hagan speaking out against North Carolina's Amendment One, which will appear on the ballot there May 8 and constitutionally prohibit same-sex marriage and other types of gay unions....
The momentum is on the side of those opposed to the amendment. The numbers show a clear shift away from support of this odious amendment that started even before the Protect ALL NC Families campaign's new ads made it on the air in the state.
Early voting is already under way here in North Carolina, but the Amendment One TV ad wars start up this week as the Protect All NC Families campaign launches their first two tv ads. They will run statewide this week (the pro-amendment forces start theirs as well). You can preview them here and at Pam's House Blend.
The Campaign to Protect All NC Families has released two new ads opposing North Carolina’s Amendment One, which would ban not just same-sex marriage, but civil unions and domestic partnerships as well. In the first, “Melissa,” a mother expresses her concern for her child’s health insurance, a possible consequence of invalidated domestic partnerships. The second [...]