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  • 22nd November 2011

    North Carolina church: No more weddings until gay marriage is legalised 28

    The church has historically taken stands on social issues

    11:30 AM — The Pullen Memorial Baptist Church has said it will not hold weddings for straight couples until the state enacts equal marriage legislation. The state recently approved plans for a referendum on introducing a constitutional ban on gay marriage.

  • 13th September 2011

    North Carolina House approves referendum on gay marriage ban 10

    North Carolina is seeking to ban gay marriage

    10:33 AM — North Carolina's House of Representatives have approved a measure for a voter referendum on a gay marriage ban. Although the US state does not currently recognise gay marriage, Republicans are seeking a constitutional ban on the practice, which would prevent courts from ruling for marriage equality.

  • 8th September 2011

    Poll: North Carolina residents oppose gay marriage ban 8

    The poll suggests the move would be opposed by voters (Photo: Ludovic Bertron)

    5:08 PM — A small poll of voters in the US state of North Carolina says that most would vote against a proposed ban on gay marriage. Republican lawmakers announced last week that they will push for a voter referendum on the issue in 2012.

  • 20th January 2010

    Opponents begin campaign to repeal gay marriage in New Hampshire 5

    New Hampshire legalised gay marriage on January 1st

    4:46 PM — Three weeks after New Hampshire gay marriage law came into force, opponents are fighting to get it repealed. The House Judiciary committee is holding hearings on two Republican-sponsored measures today.

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