21 Top News Stories of the Year

BY Lucas Grindley

November 14 2011 5:00 AM ET

Stacey Campfield X390 (SOURCED) | ADVOCATE.COM

7. Majority Rules on Marriage
Conservative lawmakers in both Minnesota and North Carolina circumvented more liberal governors this year and approved ballot initiatives that will let voters decide in 2012 whether to constitutionally ban same-sex marriage. In North Carolina they’ll also be deciding whether to outlaw civil unions and domestic partnerships. 

(RELATED: Minnesota Marriage Battle Begins)
 

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