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Obama Denounces NC Marriage Amendment

September 23, 2011

The Obama administration has denounced approval by the North Carolina legislature of a ballot initiative to define marriage as between one man and one woman.

“The President has long believed that gay and lesbian couples deserve the same rights and legal protections as straight couples,” White House spokesman Shin Inouye said. “That’s why he has called for repeal of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and determined that his administration would no longer defend the constitutionality of DOMA in the courts.”

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NC Voters Get Chance to Vote on Marriage

September 14, 2011

The North Carolina Senate followed the lead of the state House and approved a proposed state constitutional amendment defining marriage only as one man and one woman. North Carolina voters will decide whether to add the proposed amendment to the state constitution in a vote during the primary in May 2012.

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