Originally published: April 8, 2009, 7:58 a.m.
Updated: April 10, 2009, 8:00 a.m.
Three North Carolina counties are the latest to pass anti-gay resolutions supporting an anti-family, anti-LGBT marriage amendment in the North Carolina legislature.
According to The Winston-Salem Journal, the Davie County, N.C., Board of Commissioners unanimously backed the resolution on Tuesday, April 7.
The Craven County Board of Commissioners reiterated their support of a similar resolution on Monday, April 6. They originally passed their version on March 2, according to The Sun Journal in New Bern, N.C.
Union County, east of North Carolina’s largest city Charlotte, also passed a similar resolution on Monday, April 6.
The Davie, Union and Craven commissioners join several other county and municipal governments who have passed similar resolutions. The statements are being presented to and supported by anti-gay State Sen. James Forrester (R-Gaston) and the anti-gay groups N.C. Family Policy Council and NC4Marriage.
The anti-gay marriage amendment is currently being held in several committees. Democratic lawmakers say the amendment has no chance of being heard.
Correction: This article originally said Monroe County had passed a resolution. There is no Monroe County. Union County passed the measure. The Town of Monroe is the county seat.