Rep. Brad Miller (D-NC) cosponsors the Respect for Marriage Act

Days after his state passed an anti-gay constitutional amendment, Rep. Brad Miller (D-NC) signed on as the 123rd cosponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act in the House.

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President Obama opposes NC’s anti-gay amendment

In a statement released yesterday after the NC Senate passed an anti-gay constitutional amendment, President Barack Obama reiterated his opposition to laws that discriminate against gay and lesbian couples.

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Freedom to Marry decries passage of anti-gay amendment in North Carolina

Today, the North Carolina legislature approved an amendment to the state’s constitution that would deny same-sex couples the freedom to marry.

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NC legislators speak out against anti-gay amendment

The NC House passed the anti-gay constitutional amendment yesterday, but not without a fight. Fair-minded lawmakers passionately characterized the amendment for what it is: discriminatory and harmful.

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NC House passes anti-marriage amendment

On a 75 to 42 vote, the North Carolina House passed the anti-marriage amendment early Monday evening. The bill now moves to the Senate.

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UPDATE: Growing momentum to defeat NC’s anti-gay amendment

Prominent North Carolinians, including the President of NC NAACP and the co-founder of Facebook, are among the thousands speaking out against the anti-gay constitutional amendment.

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Stop the anti-gay amendment in North Carolina

Next week, lawmakers in North Carolina are scheduled to vote on a constitutional amendment that would put the freedom to marry up for a statewide vote in 2012. Take action now and help stop the anti-gay amendment.

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North Carolinians Work to Stop Anti-Marriage Amendment

As a constitutional amendment banning marriage between same-sex couples is being considered by the North Carolina State Legislature next month, North Carolinians are standing up for the freedom to marry.

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NC legislators not likely to vote on anti-gay constitutional amendment this week

North Carolina legislators have decided against convening a special session to consider an anti-gay amendment.

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States Update: Vote Delayed in MD, Calls to Let Marriage Resume in CA, Encouraging Polls in IA & NC

Two Maryland House members hold up the marriage bill vote, and California's Attorney General asks the federal appeals court to lift its order putting the Prop 8 decision on hold.

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