North Carolina ban on same-sex marriage http://wfae.org en Virginia Case Could Impact Same-Sex Marriage Bans In NC, SC http://wfae.org/post/virginia-case-could-impact-same-sex-marriage-bans-nc-sc <p>U.S. Appeals Court judges in Virginia Tuesday will hear arguments in a case that could decide the fate of same-sex marriage bans in the Carolinas.</p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 14:00:16 +0000 Michael Tomsic 50826 at http://wfae.org Virginia Case Could Impact Same-Sex Marriage Bans In NC, SC A New Lawsuit (And Argument) Against NC's Same-Sex Marriage Ban http://wfae.org/post/new-lawsuit-and-argument-against-ncs-same-sex-marriage-ban <p>The United Church of Christ filed a federal lawsuit in Charlotte on Monday arguing that same-sex couples should be able to marry in North Carolina. Of course, there are many challenges to same-sex marriage bans playing out across the country. WFAE's Michael Tomsic joined Mark Rumsey to discuss where some of the lawsuits in North Carolina stand.</p><p><strong>Let's start with today's challenge. What makes it different?</strong></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20:26:25 +0000 Mark Rumsey & Michael Tomsic 49908 at http://wfae.org ACLU Plans To Challenge N.C. Ban On Same-Sex Marriage http://wfae.org/post/aclu-plans-challenge-nc-ban-same-sex-marriage <p>The American Civil Liberties Union plans to challenge North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage.</p><p>The ACLU announced Tuesday it's amending a federal lawsuit it filed last year that challenges the state's ban on second parent adoptions. That policy prevents couples who are not married from adopting each other's children. It applies to gay and straight couples.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:58:49 +0000 Michael Tomsic 30959 at http://wfae.org