At 9/14/11 10:58 AM, Lost-Chances wrote:
Nice going North Carolina.
For those who don't wanna click:
"RALEIGH, N.C.-North Carolina voters will get to decide next May on a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage after the Legislature gave final approval to the question Tuesday, despite protests that the question promoted intolerance and discrimination.
The state Senate voted 30-16 in favor of putting the question on the statewide primary ballot-the minimum number of yes votes needed to meet the three-fifths majority for such amendments. The House approved the measure Monday with a few votes to spare.
The proposal also would bar the state from sanctioning civil unions.
North Carolina is the only state in the Southeast without ..."
Then it says to subscribe to read the rest.
So, does this mean the ban itself just being put to a public vote?
It didn't say that the ban actually passed.