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14 North Carolina magistrates use recusal law to to avoid officiating same-sex marriages

Wednesday, July 8, 2015
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A state court system spokeswoman said late Tuesday that it had received notices through Monday from 14 magistrates citing a "sincerely held religious objection." ...

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Public meeting over reading of gay fable to third graders canceled

Friday, June 19, 2015
In “King & King” by Linda de Haan and Stern Nijland, the prince tells his mother “I must say ... I've never cared much for princesses.”
A public meeting in a small North Carolina town over the reading of a story about a gay prince to third-graders has been canceled. ...

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North Carolina teacher who read students gay fable resigns after parents protest

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Omar Currie
After a third-grader tearfully recounted how another boy had called him "gay.", teacher Omar Currie chose to raise the issue during story time by reading his students a fable about a prince who falls in love with another prince. ...

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North Carolina lawmakers override veto, allowing officials to refuse to perform same-sex marriages

Thursday, June 11, 2015
North Carolina state capitol in Raleigh.
A measure allowing some court officials to refuse to perform same-sex marriage responsibilities because of their religious beliefs has become law in North Carolina. ...

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Will North Carolina be the next state to ‘turn away the gays?’

Monday, June 8, 2015
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A bill to allow North Carolina officials to refuse to serve any couple they don't like is several steps closer to passing, even after the governor vetoed it. ...

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N.C. House delays veto override vote on gay marriage objections bill

Friday, June 5, 2015
North Carolina state capitol in Raleigh.
The North Carolina House has adjourned for the weekend without voting to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of a bill allowing some government officials to avoid performing gay marriages because of religious beliefs. ...

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Pastor tells high school graduates they’re going to Hell if they are gay

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Scott-Carpenter
A North Carolina pastor told graduating seniors at Kings Mountain High School's annual baccalaureate service that they're going to Hell if they are gay. ...

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North Carolina House speaker says gay marriage override vote may wait

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Tim Moore
The final vote to determine whether a vetoed bill will become law allowing some North Carolina court officials to avoid officiating same-sex marriage proceedings may not happen quickly after all. ...

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N.C. Senate votes to override McCrory marriage veto; House to vote next

Monday, June 1, 2015
North Carolina state capitol in Raleigh.
The North Carolina state Senate voted Monday night to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of a bill that would allow some court officials to refuse to perform same-sex marriage activities because of religious objections. ...

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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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