Amendment One

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WWLP Springfield
Mass. House approves $39.5 billion budget through private deliberationsdebated how to spend your tax dollars in a private room off limits to the publi
Mass. House approves $39.5 billion budget through private deliberations
WWLP Springfield / Posted 2 days ago
debated how to spend your tax dollars in a private room off limits to the public and the media. “If you went through each amendment one by one in the chamber, we’d be there for probably ten days,” said state Representative Ben Swan... Read more
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The News & Observer
Newton’s ‘straight’ talk offers chance for honest NC conversationand non-LGBTQ – and divide the rest of us during this vitally important electio
Newton’s ‘straight’ talk offers chance for honest NC conversation
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
and non-LGBTQ – and divide the rest of us during this vitally important election year. The same was true in 2012. While Amendment One proponents sowed fear and mistrust to justify a referendum banning the freedom to marry, it took Mecklenburg... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
House tacks Real ID rider onto state budget billthrough domestic airports by January. On Wednesday, nearing the end of budget
House tacks Real ID rider onto state budget bill
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
through domestic airports by January. On Wednesday, nearing the end of budget deliberations, the House considered an amendment filed by Minority Leader Bradley Jones to adopt the provisions of the federal Real ID law as part of the state’s... Read more
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The Advocate
A Brief History of North Carolina HomophobiaBenham and Franklin Graham a run for their money when it comes to homophobia. I
A Brief History of North Carolina Homophobia
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
Benham and Franklin Graham a run for their money when it comes to homophobia. In 2012, as the state prepared to vote on Amendment One, which wrote a ban on same-sex marriage into the North Carolina constitution, he made many graphic and... Read more
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Salon.com
Utah and the war on porn: Our long national history of condemning “obscenity” as public enemy #1economic insecurity and more helped spawn the reign of the iconic smutbuster Co
Utah and the war on porn: Our long national history of condemning “obscenity” as public enemy #1
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
economic insecurity and more helped spawn the reign of the iconic smutbuster Comstock. Indeed, the very man who pioneered American anti-porn activism also helped set the rhetorical template for Utah’s excursion into faux-medicalized moral... Read more
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BC Local News
City earmarks $900K to replace lamp standardsreserves after learning that close to 100 light standards at the waterfront may
City earmarks $900K to replace lamp standards
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
reserves after learning that close to 100 light standards at the waterfront may need to be replaced. The financial plan amendment – one of several given first, second and third reading at a special council meeting Monday – will allow the funds... Read more
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Peace Arch News
City earmarks $900K to replace lamp standardsreserves after learning that close to 100 light standards at the waterfront may
City earmarks $900K to replace lamp standards
Peace Arch News / Posted 10 days ago
reserves after learning that close to 100 light standards at the waterfront may need to be replaced. The financial plan amendment – one of several given first, second and third reading at a special council meeting Monday – will allow the funds... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Congestion at U.S.-Canada border is put on the back burnerthe legislation that the Senate passed reauthorizing funding for the Federal Av
Congestion at U.S.-Canada border is put on the back burner
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
the legislation that the Senate passed reauthorizing funding for the Federal Aviation Administration included good news for one group of Western New York residents: the Families of Continental Flight 3407. That’s because the FAA bill did not, as the... Read more
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Aliran Online
Padang Tembak farmers – The battle continuesJeyakumar Devaraj plans to lobby state governments to initiate an amendment to
Padang Tembak farmers – The battle continues
Aliran Online / Posted 12 days ago
Jeyakumar Devaraj plans to lobby state governments to initiate an amendment to the National Land Code that would require them to set up a special committee to look out for the interests of small farmers on government land. On 13 April 2016, the... Read more
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The Advocate
Push to end fee for so-called debtors prison in Baton Rouge clears Housealso would require that about $1 million collected so far from the fee would be
Push to end fee for so-called debtors prison in Baton Rouge clears House
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
also would require that about $1 million collected so far from the fee would be divided among courts that collected the money, the District Attorney’s Office and the Public Defenders Office. The measure, House Bill 92, originally called for all... Read more
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The Advocate
Push to end fee for so-called debtors prison in Baton Rouge clears Housewould also require that about $1 million collected so far from the fee would be
Push to end fee for so-called debtors prison in Baton Rouge clears House
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
would also require that about $1 million collected so far from the fee would be divided among courts that collected the money, the district attorney’s office and the public defender’s office. The measure, House Bill 92, originally called for all... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Report: HB2 has cost Wake County more than $700,000Taylor Mingos, House Bill 2 revives the same problems his company faced four ye
Report: HB2 has cost Wake County more than $700,000
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted 18 days ago
Taylor Mingos, House Bill 2 revives the same problems his company faced four years ago when same-sex marriage-banning Amendment One was passed. Mingos’ Durham online archiving business, Shoeboxed, strives to be attractive to out-of-state... Read more
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Raw Story
How the Hulk Hogan case could change journalism foreverRegardless of whether you agree with the Hulk Hogan verdict or think the lawsui
How the Hulk Hogan case could change journalism forever
Raw Story / Posted 20 days ago
Regardless of whether you agree with the Hulk Hogan verdict or think the lawsuit will change the First Amendment, one thing is clear—the case hinges on “newsworthiness.” In privacy law, newsworthiness is a term of art – it has a technical legal... Read more
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USA Today
The NRA doesn't know Merrick GarlandThese days, however, the NRA seems to prefer misrepresentations and scare tacti
The NRA doesn't know Merrick Garland
USA Today / Posted 25 days ago
These days, however, the NRA seems to prefer misrepresentations and scare tactics. Consider Garland's record on the Second Amendment. The NRA says Garland is "bad on guns" and "would vote to overturn" the Supreme Court's landmark decision in D.C.... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Local faith leaders enter the fight over House Bill 2of a grassroots effort by local clergy and people of faith to lobby legislators
Local faith leaders enter the fight over House Bill 2
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 30 days ago
of a grassroots effort by local clergy and people of faith to lobby legislators, as they did in 2012 against the passage of Amendment One, which defined marriage as between a man and a woman. The legislation passed, but clergy helped to keep the... Read more

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