Billy Graham Takes Out Full-Page Ad for Amendment One
May 03 2012 2:28 PM ET

A New Legacy? Billy Graham Goes Antigay at 93

Lucas Grindley

The famed pastor spent most of his life avoiding divisive politics but is in a full-page, antigay ad in 14 newspapers.

Wife of Amendment One Architect Makes it A Racial Issue
May 02 2012 7:48 PM ET

Amendment One: For Caucasian Race?

Michelle Garcia

The wife of a North Carolina state senator said the proposed amendment to ban marriage equality across the state is necessary to "preserve the caucasian race." 

Tracking How Voters Ended Marriage Equality in the South
May 02 2012 6:12 PM ET

How the South Voted Away Marriage Equality

Neal Broverman

North Carolina voters will take to the polls Tuesday to decide the fate of Amendment One, which would constitutionally ban any legal relationship recognition other than heterosexual marriage. The Tar Heel State will be the last state in Dixie to decide on banning marriage equality in its constitution — all other states in the conservative area overwhelmingly passed prohibitions in the last decade. To get a handle on how things may go down May 8 and see what kind of odds LGBT activists are up against in North Carolina, we've compiled the margins by which each Southern state banned same-sex marriage; view them on the following pages.  

New Poll Shows Little Movement in Voter Divide Over Amendment One
May 02 2012 8:54 AM ET

Bad Sign? Poll Shows Stagnation in N.C.

Andrew Harmon

55% of survey respondents favor the ballot measure that would constitutionally ban marriage and other forms of relationship recognition for gay couples. 41% of respondents oppose the measure.

Individual Donors Fueling Fight Against Amendment One
May 01 2012 8:34 PM ET

Who Is Paying the Bills in Amendment One Fight?

Julie Bolcer

Individual donors foot the bill on the opposing side, while NOM and the Roman Catholic Church line up on the other.

Ohio Attorney General Calls for Dismissal of Marriage Amendment Suit
May 01 2012 8:16 PM ET

Republican AG: Let Pro-Marriage Vote Go Forward

Trudy Ring

Mike DeWine urges dismissal of suit seeking to block a pro–marriage equality ballot measure.  

Franklin Graham Supports Anti-Gay Marriage Amendment
May 01 2012 3:20 PM ET

Franklin Graham: Amendment One Is God's Way

Trudy Ring

The evangelist asks North Carolina voters to support “God’s definition of marriage.”  

New Ads Against Amendment One Unveiled in North Carolina
April 30 2012 3:43 PM ET

WATCH: Will Newest Ads Convince North Carolina Voters?

Julie Bolcer

The coalition working to defeat a proposed constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in North Carolina released two new ads focused on the unintended consequences of the measure for domestic violence victims as the campaign nears its final week.

Catholics Muslims Jews Consider Anti Gay Marriage Alliance
April 30 2012 3:21 PM ET

The Religious Avengers? Meet the Anti-Gay Marriage Alliance

Michelle Garcia


Frank Gives Obama A Minus On Gay Issues
April 29 2012 4:05 AM ET

Frank Gives Obama A- On Gay Issues

Michelle Garcia

Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank, who is retiring after this term in office, said President Barack Obama has been performing well on gay rights issues, but takes umbrage with the president's lack of support for marriage equality.

NAACP Works to Defeat NCs Antigay Amendment One
April 27 2012 5:50 PM ET

How the NAACP Is Fighting Amendment One

Neal Broverman

Is the organization on its way to endorsing same-sex marriage?

Conservatives Against Amendment One
April 27 2012 3:44 PM ET

Conservatives Against Amendment One Editors

National Public Radio takes a look at conservatives who believe North Carolina’s Amendment One, which voters will decide on May 8, is simply a bad idea.

Antigay Religious Rhetoric Marks Colo Civil Unions Debate
April 27 2012 2:20 PM ET

Antigay Religious Rhetoric Marks Colo. Civil Unions Debate

Trudy Ring

Being gay is a choice, and the nation is only for the “moral and religious,” said Colorado senators opposed to a civil unions bill, which their chamber nonetheless passed yesterday.