North Carolina Passes Amendment One By Landslide

Posted on: May 11th, 2012









Coalitions of civil-rights groups in North Carolina, were largely let down on Tuesday, May 8 when North Carolinians voted in favor of Amendment One, banning marriage recognition for same-sex marriages and civil unions.  The loss was relatively expected, based off poll results leading up to Tuesday. The Amendment One supporters won by more than 20 points, with 61 percent in favor and 39 percent opposed. North Carolina is now the 30th state to approve a constitutional amendment prohibiting marriage between gay and lesbian couples. Read the full article here: