Voters in North Carolina on Tuesday approved Amendment One, a far-reaching ban on same-sex marriage as well as other forms of relationship recognition for gay and lesbian couples.
Professional wrestler CM Punk apologized for telling an antigay fan to kill himself for supporting Amendment 1 in North Carolina. ---
As voters head to the polls in North Carolina today, turnout is expected to be high, which leaves opponents of Amendment One, the constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage and other unions, hopeful for an upset victory despite polling that indicates easy passage of the measure.
As the North Carolina legislature moved last fall to put a brutal antigay amendment on the May 8 primary ballot, Rep. Brad Miller, a Democrat representing parts of Raleigh and Greensboro, decided not only to speak out against the damaging measure, but also concluded that it was time to step up and support a congressional bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act.
A group called Faithful America is circulating a message that condemns antigay pastor Sean Harris, who advocated punching gay-acting children in a recent sermon.
Kennedy will also honor three Iowa supreme court justices who ruled in favor of same-sex marriage.
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