Bank of America exec Cathy Bessant on #Amendment1: Vote Against: (via...
Foes of Amendment One rally at state capitol... →
Erin Gaynor, a self-described “suburban housewife” from Cary, was showing off the running shoes she wore for the 2-mile trek, along with a text from her daughter saying, “I’m proud of you, mom.” That’s not a unanimous opinion in her house: Gaynor’s husband is in favor of the amendment, she said, but amending the state constitution strikes her as a needlessly radical step. “I’m a registered...
Blogger who posted offensive image of President... →
As reported by Mark Binker from Laura Leslie’s NC Capitol Blog on WRAL.
NC NAACP’s Rev. Dr. William J. Barber on John Locke Foundation Blog Post...
Sex, Cash & Politics: Despite Paul Stam's best... →
sexcashandpolitics: On Sunday, state Rep. Rick Glazier, pictured right, joined our favorite anti-gay legislative rabble-rouser, Rep. Paul “Skip” Stam (or, “liar,” if you prefer), at an event where both were given the opportunity to speak to nearly 200 church goers on Amendment One, the proposed anti-LGBT…
Yesterday, I spoke with between 150-200 congregants of five Methodist, Lutheran,...
Just how extreme is Amendment One? →
Just how extreme is Amendment One? Pretty darn. (via @ncpolicywatch @progressNC): bit.ly/GHrl34 #voteagainst #may8
Amendment One opposition chorus grows →
“The most attention paid of late to the ill-considered proposal to ban same-sex marriage in North Carolina through a state constitutional amendment has come because President Obama now has announced his opposition to it. But in fact, there are a number of reasons why the idea, pushed by socially conservative Republicans in the General Assembly, is a poor one.” Read more here:...
Breaking: California Democratic Party Offers to... →
“California Democrats stand ready to help and we will soon be in touch with ways that Democrats here can start getting the word out to voters in North Carolina about the need to defeat Amendment One.” - California Democratic Party Chair John Burton, March 18, 2012
Op-ed: In North Carolina, Change We Can Believe In →
“In this fight, Southern Baptists have stood side by side with Secular Humanists, businesspeople have teamed with Occupiers, gaggles of student groups have canvassed with residents of retirement communities, and Tea Party Congresspeople have echoed the sentiments of state NAACP leadership — all in protest of the legislature’s efforts to write discrimination into our state’s founding...
Gov. Bev Perdue defends women, attacks marriage... →
“Would you ever have thought that North Carolina in 2012 would be focused on something as bad for our economy as the amendment? … I’ll do everything I can to defeat it.” - Gov. Bev Perdue, March 18, 2012 Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/03/17/3107076/gov-bev-perdue-defends-women-attacks.html#storylink=cpy