North Carolina is the 30th state to adopt such a ban on gay marriage. Tami Fitzgerald, who heads the pro-amendment group Vote FOR Marriage NC, said she believes the initiative awoke a silent majority of more active voters in the future.
The new legislation limits marriage to be between one man and one woman. After 61 percent of citizens voted in favor of traditional marriage, North Carolina became the 30th state in the country and the last in the South to include a prohibition on gay marriage in the state constitution.
RALEIGH, N.C. (EWTN News)—Bishop Michael Burbidge of Raleigh has praised the North Carolina Legislature’s decision to allow citizens to vote on a marriage amendment that defines marriage as a ... Monday marked five years since North Carolina voters approved a referendum to the state constitution banning same-sex marriage and civil unions. Same-sex weddings have been legal since a federal ... May 04, 2012 · Groups are fanning the flames of conflict -- by accident and by design. As North Carolinians head to the polls next week to vote on the fate of a state constitutional amendment to bar gay marriage ... Same-sex marriage measure set for vote in North Carolina. (CBS News) -- On Tuesday, voters casting ballots in North Carolina's Republican and Democratic primaries will also be able to weigh in on a controversial measure known as Amendment 1, which would define marriage as between one man and one woman in the state Constitution.
The new legislation limits marriage to be between one man and one woman. After 61 percent of citizens voted in favor of traditional marriage, North Carolina became the 30th state in the country and the last in the South to include a prohibition on gay marriage in the state constitution. May 09, 2012 · A majority of North Carolina voters support civil unions. Minnesota faces a ballot gay marriage ban in November, while Maine activists are hoping that residents have changed their minds and will vote to approve gay marriage this November after repealing its legalization in 2009. May 09, 2012 · A proposed amendment to North Carolina's constitution which would make marriage between a man and woman the only legal union recognized by the state has passed a statewide vote, the Associated ... Vote FOR Marriage NC was a bi-partisan, broad coalition of leaders, including leaders of various faiths as well as people outside the religious community, who supported the North Carolina Marriage Protection Amendment and asked the Legislature to place it on the ballot.