Chapel Hill opposes anti-LGBT amendment

From The Daily Tar Heel:

The Chapel Hill Town Council passed a resolution Monday night against the N.C. Defense of Marriage Act proposed in the N.C. General Assembly.

The action came even as the state House passed the legislation, which could make North Carolina’s practice of not allowing gay marriage part of the state’s constitution, in a 75 to 42 vote.

The act would put an amendment stating that marriage is solely defined as the union of one man and one woman at one time on the Nov. 6, 2012 ballot for citizen approval.

Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt and council member Penny Rich sponsored the town’s opposing resolution, a symbolic measure.

Read DTH’s full article…

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Posted by Matt Comer

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.