A chorus of voices has arisen over the past few months to warn North Carolinians of the harms of Amendment One. Check out the video.
|By: Pam Spaulding Monday May 7, 2012 6:15 am|
|By: Pam Spaulding Sunday May 6, 2012 5:00 pm|
Following his daughter’s strong statement against Amendment One this week, former President Bill Clinton has recorded a robocall for the Campaign to Protect ALL NC Families to run in these last days before the vote on May 8. He emphasizes the effect on businesses and families.
|By: Pam Spaulding Sunday May 6, 2012 6:45 am|
Surely Organizing for America NC is going to use its resources in its upcoming get-out-the-vote messaging before the May 8 primary to tell people going to the polls on May 8 to vote against Amendment One.
|By: Pam Spaulding Friday May 4, 2012 5:05 pm|
I think it’s important to remember that there are many, many grassroots organizations and group efforts working hard here on the ground to defeat Amendment One, many on their own time and dime, because they feel strongly that we’re all in this together as North Carolinians, each with a role to play in educating voters, bringing people together to discuss the amendment’s harms and getting out the vote.
|By: Pam Spaulding Wednesday May 2, 2012 8:00 am|
Chad Nance who is a freelance journalist in Winston-Salem and is covering the election here in NC, recorded the wife of NC Sen. Peter Brunstetter confirming that she believes that Amendment One’s destiny is not only to save marriage, it apparently also has something to do with white power preservation. (!)
|By: Pam Spaulding Monday April 30, 2012 4:15 pm|
The North Carolina NAACP is the only chapter aside from California’s that has come out forcefully against an anti-gay marriage discrimination amendment, and Rev. Dr. William Barber makes it crystal clear why voters in NC need to come out and vote against Amendment One.
|By: Pam Spaulding Monday April 30, 2012 8:45 am|
In its editorial, the New York Times places the fight to defeat the discriminatory Amendment One in the national spotlight it deserves. At its core, this is about the professional forces of craven bigotry so blinded by their hatred of gay and lesbian couples that they are willing to: 1) attempt to drive wedges between communities of color and the LGBT community, and 2) knowingly fight to pass a measure on the ballot that sweeps in its web of discrimination all sorts of families and children as collateral damage.
|By: Pam Spaulding Sunday April 29, 2012 4:40 pm|
When you don’t have any other card to play when it comes to discriminating against LGBTs, out comes the bible. Without fail; it’s been clear from Day One that the people at Vote for Marriage NC could not find a way to make the case to add a measure to the state constitution to “protect marriage” without conflating church and state and preying upon fears and ignorance of voters.
|By: Pam Spaulding Wednesday April 25, 2012 1:45 pm|
It’s nice to have so many allies from around the country coming out in support of the effort to defeat Amendment One. One such partner is Democracy for America (DFA), a nationwide grassroots PAC with one million members strong. DFA’s chair, Jim Dean, gave a interview to Pam on why DFA is opposing Amendment One.
|By: Pam Spaulding Wednesday April 25, 2012 10:40 am|
The deluge of videos opposing Amendment One is quite astonishing — ones produced by the official campaign, and equally impressive are passionate and heartfelt ones done by those outside of the campaign. In just the last day or so, we have had more political figures step up to say why this amendment is wrong for North Carolina.