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Governor vetoes North Carolina religious objection bill on same-sex marriage

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Gov. Pat McCrory (R-N.C.)
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory said Thursday he'll veto a religious exemption bill that would allow some court officials to avoid same-sex marriage duties. [...]

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North Carolina lawmakers OK bill allowing gov’t officials to refuse same-sex marriage duties

Thursday, May 28, 2015
North Carolina state capitol in Raleigh.
BREAKING UPDATE: North Carolina governor Pat McCrory says he'll veto the religious exemption bill on same-sex marriage duties. [...]

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Anti-gay marriage religious objections bill clears North Carolina House panel

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
North-Carolina
A House judiciary panel scheduled debate Wednesday on legislation allowing some court officials to decline carrying out same-sex marriage duties. [...]

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North Carolina House speaker: No action on ‘religious freedom’ bill this year

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Tim-Moore
The leader of the North Carolina House says his chamber won't debate a "religious freedom" bill this year that supporters promoted as protecting religious liberties but others criticized as legalizing discrimination against LGBT individuals. [...]

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IBM tells North Carolina governor it opposes ‘religious freedom’ bill

Saturday, April 18, 2015
IBM
IBM's top North Carolina executive has told state lawmakers and Gov. Pat McCrory that the corporation strongly opposes proposed legislation supporters say protects religious convictions and opponents worry allows discrimination against LGBT people. [...]

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Suspect in North Carolina shooting says he’s a neo-Nazi who hates gays ‘with a passion’

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Kenneth Morgan Stancil III
The man charged with killing a print shop employee at a North Carolina community college says he's a neo-Nazi who hates gay people. [...]

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Suspect with possible white supremacist ties arrested in shooting of gay man

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Stancil following his arrest in Florida.
Suspect Kenneth Morgan Stancil III shot his victim on the campus of Wayne Community College on Monday morning. The victim is a gay man and Stancil is suspected of having white supremacist leanings. [...]

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North Carolina GOP governor says he won’t back state’s religious exemption bills

Monday, March 30, 2015
Gov. Pat McCrory (R-N.C.)
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says he isn't backing bills giving exemptions to court officials who don't want to officiate same-sex marriages and offering other religious protections to businesses. [...]

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Young N.C. transgender activist Blake Brockington dies of suicide

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Blake Brockington
Friends and community members on Tuesday mourned the passing of a Charlotte, N.C., transgender youth activist, Blake Brockington, who died as the result of suicide overnight. [...]

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N.C. House panel weighs bill to exempt officials from same-sex weddings

Thursday, March 5, 2015
North Carolina state capitol in Raleigh.
The Senate bill approved last week would let officials refuse to carry out marriage duties with a “sincerely held religious objection.” [...]

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