July 16, 2012

North Carolina Bans Same-Sex Marriage

North Carolina’s new law sparked mixed reactions across the country. North Carolina passed a law to outlaw same-sex marriage, which was already prohibited in the state. Supporters pushed for the constitutional amendment, arguing that it is needed to ward off future legal challenges.  Voters approved the amendment by a 61%-39% margin with all counties reporting, according to unofficial returns from the State Board of Elections.  According to a recent Gallup poll, Americans overall are closely […]
July 13, 2011

N.Y. Becomes Sixth And Largest State To Legalize Gay Marriage

New York becomes the sixth state to legalize gay marriage. After contentious negotiations, New York legislatures passed a bill to legalize gay marriage and Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the bill into law late Friday evening, June 24, 2011.