North Carolina ban on same-sex marriage

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10:00 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Virginia Case Could Impact Same-Sex Marriage Bans In NC, SC

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals covers several states in the mid Atlantic.
Credit Washington University School of Law

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.

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Local News
4:26 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

A New Lawsuit (And Argument) Against NC's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

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.

Let's start with today's challenge. What makes it different?

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Local News
12:58 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

ACLU Plans To Challenge N.C. Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

The American Civil Liberties Union plans to challenge North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage.

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. 

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