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SC, NC take different stands on gay marriage

Spokesman Mark Powell says South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson sees no need to change course because the U.S. Supreme Court will likely make the final decision about gay marriage. He says South Carolina's gay marriage ban remains intact.

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Cooper: NC same-sex marriage ban will be overturned

Buncombe County Register of Deeds Drew Reisinger Tuesday morning became the first government official in North Carolina to seek approval for granting same-sex marriage licenses, though the state Attorney General Roy Cooper has already indicated the …

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Federal appeals court supports same-sex marriage in Virginia

Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, a federal appellate court ruled Monday, becoming the second appellate circuit to rule on an issue almost certainly headed for the U.S. Supreme Court. A panel of the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of …

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The Latest Proof That Opposing Gay Rights Is Bad Politics

When should the gay rights movement declare political victory? Some think success will come when gay marriage is legal nationwide; others are holding out for an LGBT omnibus equality bill. But my sense is that the true political triumph will arrive …

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