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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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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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N.C. governor asked not to defend same-sex marriage ban

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Gov. Pat McCrory (R-N.C.)
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Same-sex couples and their families who want Gov. Pat McCrory to keep out of pending litigation challenging North Carolina's gay marriage ban are bringing names of their allies to his offices. ...

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N.C. pastors call on governor to defend state’s same-sex marriage ban

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
North Carolina
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Pastors from across North Carolina gathered Tuesday to call on Gov. Pat McCrory to defend the state's constitutional amendment banning gay marriage in the face of lawsuits from same-sex couples in the state and around the country. ...

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N.C. excludes LGBT protections in governor’s employment executive order

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Gov. Pat McCrory (R-N.C.)
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory passed over protections for LGBT workers in signing a new executive order today barring employment discrimination for state workers. Statewide LGBT advocates are condemning the exclusion and are insisting the governor revisit ...

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GOP lawmakers seeking outside help to defend N.C. gay marriage ban

Saturday, December 21, 2013
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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Republican legislative leaders said Friday that they are getting outside legal help related to a federal lawsuit challenging North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage, suggesting they aren't convinced Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper can wholeheartedly defend the ...

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N.C. gay rights group questions safe school task force appointment

Thursday, November 14, 2013
A.L. "Buddy" Collins
RALEIGH, N.C. — LGBT advocates in North Carolina on Thursday questioned the appointment of a Winston-Salem, N.C. school board member they say is anti-gay to the state’s Task Force on Safer Schools. ...

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