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North Carolina Protests 'Tyranny of the Majority'

Protesters marched through the streets of Raleigh on Monday to express outrage over Amendment One, a constitutional ban on same-sex unions that North Carolina voters overwhelmingly approved, and they plan to march every 14th to change hearts and minds.

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May 15 2012 11:24 AM ET

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Callie Stephenson (right), 16, and Bronwgn Sheppard (center, left), 17, chant while marching.