Billy Graham, 93, was featured in full-page newspaper ads backing the amendment. The campaign manager for the group that opposed the amendment said the nation watched North Carolina on Tuesday night, wondering how the anti-forces came through.
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The state already banned gay marriage, so the amendment defining marriage as between a man and a woman did nothing to change that. With the pending U. But even the state House Speaker, who supported the amendment, expressed reservations about how long it would survive.
In the American National Election Studies survey of 5, national respondents, questions were asked about both gay marriage and abortion. Trump to give Medal of Freedom to Lou Holtz. This has been the case despite the nuances of his record over the past 50 years, his centrist political battle of same sex marriage in Raleigh in a party that is moving to the left and his age.
North Carolina is the 30th state to pass a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.
While legislators can easily undo a state law, it's much harder to reverse a constitutional amendment, Dinan said. That is unconstitutional. Three tropical systems developing in the Atlantic. Joe voted for it. But in North Carolina, officials in Durham and Orange counties have said they don't expect to have to eliminate those benefits because of the amendment, he said.
Recent Top Stories. Weather Traffic U. Program Schedule Station Directory. North Carolina is the 30th state to pass a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. That's because North Carolina law already banned gay marriage.