NC House Majority Leader Skip Stam admits national hate group wrote Amendment One

By: Monday May 7, 2012 11:30 am

Like a cockroach scurrying for cover when the light goes on, House Majority Leader Skip Stam (R), seeing the moral bankruptcy that he has wrought with Amendment One on the ballot, tries to tell the Fayetteville Observer that he actually wanted a kinder, gentler (presumably only anti-gay) ballot initiative, but that he was pressured by [...]

Video: North Carolina’s voices rise up against Amendment One

By: Sunday May 6, 2012 8:00 pm

A chorus of voices have arisen over the past few months to warn North Carolinians of the harms of Amendment One. On this video are elected officials, legal experts and people from around the state who have gone on record that this amendment is bad for North Carolina and its residents, as voters who haven’t [...]

Pro-Amendment One attorney debunks the ‘activist judges’ meme

By: Sunday May 6, 2012 1:27 pm

If the subject wasn’t so serious — people voting on the civil rights of gay and lesbian couples — this would be hilarious: yhe only non-bible based argument the pro-Amendment One side has touted is the “activist judge” meme, and now one on their team debunks it! (WRAL): On tonight’s On The Record, one of the [...]

Raleigh News & Observer: Just say no to NC’s Amendment One – it’s not about religious beliefs

By: Sunday May 6, 2012 8:57 am

The bottom line, as we’ve stated over and over, is this is not about one’s religious beliefs about marriage. It has been underscored many times by the opponents of Amendment One (including by people of faith), the ballot initiative that people are going to the polls on May 8 to vote for or against. The [...]

Open letter to Obama’s NC re-election team: including Amendment One in final GOTV effort?

By: Sunday May 6, 2012 8:00 am

Surely Organizing for America NC is going to use its resources in its upcoming get-out-the-vote messaging before the May 8 primary to tell people going to the polls on May 8 to vote against Amendment One. Dear Organizing for America NC: Tuesday, May 8th is election day in North Carolina. All the major Democratic candidates [...]

Breaking: President Bill Clinton records robo-call against Amendment One

By: Saturday May 5, 2012 4:10 pm

Following his daughter’s strong statement against Amendment One this week, President Bill Clinton has recorded a robocall for the Campaign to Protect ALL NC Families to run in these last days before the vote on May 8. He emphasizes the effect on businesses and families. “Hello, this is President Bill Clinton. I’m calling to urge [...]

NC pastor: same-sex nuptials ‘not far from’ man-beast marriage

By: Friday May 4, 2012 10:05 pm

Yes, more proof that “consent” is a foreign concept to fundies. And top it off with the fact that Beacon Baptist Church Pastor Tim Rabon seems to believe gays and lesbians aren’t even human. (Good As You): So what does this key partner church [of Vote for Marriage NC] think of gays and their marriages? Well, while [...]

More support against Amendment One: Chelsea Clinton, George Takei, Jason Mraz

By: Friday May 4, 2012 9:47 am

There’s a lot of support from all corners against Amendment One to report – the latest well-known names: Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former President Bill Clinton, urges people to sign up for get-out-the-vote efforts to defeat it: I believe that everyone must stand up for what is right, whenever possible, wherever possible.  I also believe [...]

Honoring more boots on the ground: All of Us NC organizes against Amendment One

By: Friday May 4, 2012 8:00 am

I think it’s important to remember that there are many, many grassroots organizations and group efforts working hard here on the ground to defeat Amendment One, many on their own time and dime, because they feel strongly that we’re all in this together as North Carolinians, each with a role to play in educating voters, [...]

Lies about Amendment One, part 2: NC pastor’s flock applauds his gay marriage ‘Nuclear Holocaust’ prophecy

By: Friday May 4, 2012 7:27 am

Independent filmmaker Eric Preston recently released a video, “LIES About Amendment One,” that breaks down a political sermon by Pleasant Garden Baptist Church Senior Pastor Michael Barrett, “Marriage: God’s Design,” that is full of anti-gay lies (surprise!). One of the epic statements by Barrett was that if Amendment One doesn’t pass, gay marriage is inevitable and it will [...]

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