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NC approves amendment on gay marriage
Associated Press ^ | May 8, 2012 | MARTHA WAGGONER

Posted on 05/08/2012 6:19:55 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina voters have approved a constitutional amendment defining marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman, making it the 30th state to adopt such a ban.

With 35 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday, unofficial returns showed the amendment passing with about 58 percent of the vote to 42 percent against.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
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1 posted on 05/08/2012 6:19:58 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The current number are actually 61-39.


2 posted on 05/08/2012 6:22:03 PM PDT by Free America52 (The White guys are getting pissed off. We beat Hitler Hirohito and Krushchev. Obama will be easy.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Lugar gone, fag “marriage” banned.
Landslides.

Good news is breaking out all over the place.


3 posted on 05/08/2012 6:25:18 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Free ThinkerNY

God bless the good people of North Carolina.


4 posted on 05/08/2012 6:26:31 PM PDT by Tau Food
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Bump (you should excuse the expression)!


5 posted on 05/08/2012 6:29:46 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: Free America52
The current number are actually 61-39.

Geez, I'd bet the 39 are democrats.

6 posted on 05/08/2012 6:31:30 PM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: Tau Food

North Carolina and Indiana... Barometer for November?


7 posted on 05/08/2012 6:34:06 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Lancey Howard

And those tar heel fags are probably heading here to mexifornia to get hitched. Like we need more of these freaks.


8 posted on 05/08/2012 6:38:05 PM PDT by max americana
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To: umgud
Geez, I'd bet the 39 are democrats.

No doubt, some of them are deadmocrats. But, it didn't help them anyway.
9 posted on 05/08/2012 6:44:54 PM PDT by adorno
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Time to start demanding the Democrat Convention be moved from NC. They'd be hypocrites for holding it there. Turn the diversity thing against the ‘Rats.
10 posted on 05/08/2012 6:45:44 PM PDT by Hamilcar_Barca (Keep the main thing the main thing - defeat Obama)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Not one state has ever approved gay marriage, when the people were allowed to vote for it.

So of course, the libs in NC will fish out some liberal judge and get it declared unconstitutional.


11 posted on 05/08/2012 6:46:06 PM PDT by Signalman ( November, 2012-The End of an Error)
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To: umgud

Don’t be too sure. In the privacy of the voting booth, Richard (”Let’s HOMOSEXUALIZE the military”) Burr may have voted against it. Come to think of it, both of his very dainty sons may have opposed it as well!


12 posted on 05/08/2012 6:51:51 PM PDT by MSF BU (n)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
GOOD!!! Maybe there is hope in Nov.

I don't want to jinx the country, but maybe the MSM has done so much propagandizing and artificially pumping up n0bama's ratings that it's got conservatives scared to the point where they'll make sure they show up at the polls.
At the same time the government handout crowd is becoming so overconfident, that they'll figure "Ahhh Bama's so far ahead, why bother going to the polls. We'll just stay home eating pork rinds and drinking malt liquor."

Dare to hope.

13 posted on 05/08/2012 6:54:32 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: Tau Food

Thank you... it was our pleasure here in N.C. to vote against it.


14 posted on 05/08/2012 6:55:08 PM PDT by Southnsoul
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To: Signalman
So of course, the libs in NC will fish out some liberal judge and get it declared unconstitutional.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I heard that people feared that happening. That's why this is a state constitutional amendment.

15 posted on 05/08/2012 6:57:14 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
I heard somewhere that North Carolina was the state to win for Democrats due to the “wealthy independents”.
16 posted on 05/08/2012 7:16:14 PM PDT by Bronzy (No more RINO's)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We thank you so much North Carolina. This is truly huge. I cannot wait to see what happens tomorrow. Heads will
be exploding coast to coast.


17 posted on 05/08/2012 7:22:33 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What a misleading headline. Sounds as if gay marriage was approved.


18 posted on 05/08/2012 7:23:13 PM PDT by Buck-I-Guy
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Another big thank you to NC GOP voters! I’ve been “severely” bummed since Newt dropped out & this along w/Lugar’s loss gives me hope.


19 posted on 05/08/2012 7:42:08 PM PDT by TropicanaRose
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To: Buck-I-Guy

You don’t expect accuracy or clarity or truth from the AP, do you?

They spin everything to make the left look intelligent, sympathetic, and caring and the right to look stupid, and cold, and selfish.

When a major agenda item for the left goes down in defeat, they’ll paint it somehow as a win for their side, all to create a spirit of defeat for conservatives.

And let me add that since news is going online, AP editorial standards are in the latrine. Before, they were biased but at least their articles adhered to some sort of journalistic standards and style guides. Now they are biased and their writing is atrocious.


20 posted on 05/08/2012 7:43:35 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival. (Ron Paul is the Lyndon Larouche of the 21st century.))
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To: lovesdogs

Poor liberals never see it coming since they always swallow the MSM propaganda without question.


21 posted on 05/08/2012 7:45:27 PM PDT by MNDude
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Free America52 says the current numbers are 61-39. Decisive numbers. Great news, the leftist creeps in Asheville didn't tip the numbers!

22 posted on 05/08/2012 7:52:05 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: TropicanaRose
In the last day or so, Gallup had a poll that allegedly showed support for gay marriage was at 50%. Yep. 50/50 for the first time ever...

How do you reconcile that with the fact that referendums have been defeated in 30 states.... 30-0- a perfect score?

Propaganda much, MSM?

23 posted on 05/08/2012 8:31:22 PM PDT by NE Cons
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To: All

Eight more states and that would be enough for a federal marriage amendment.


24 posted on 05/08/2012 8:58:34 PM PDT by newzjunkey (I advocate separation of school and sport)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“NC approves amendment on gay marriage”

Never a more misleading headline.


25 posted on 05/08/2012 9:21:23 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie (The Presidential Race is about the relative light reflectivity of your Slavemaster.)
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To: Southnsoul
Thank you... it was our pleasure here in N.C. to vote against it.

Ummm....

26 posted on 05/09/2012 3:15:35 AM PDT by RightFighter (It was all for nothing.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hallelujah!


27 posted on 05/09/2012 3:22:34 AM PDT by hocndoc (WingRight.org Have mustard seed, not afraid to use it. Hold Rs to promises, don't watch O keep his.)
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To: umgud
The current number are actually 61-39. Geez, I'd bet the 39 are democrats.

Actually some of the strongest support for the amendment came from the black counties.

28 posted on 05/09/2012 6:18:34 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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To: Buck-I-Guy

My thought exactly. My nomination for worst, most misleading headline of the year.


29 posted on 05/09/2012 6:28:55 AM PDT by Pharmboy (Democrats lie because they must.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Exactly. It’s like saying they approved an amendment on “square circles”.


30 posted on 05/09/2012 7:15:10 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ScottinVA

Which counties are black?


31 posted on 05/09/2012 7:21:48 AM PDT by csmusaret (Obama's new slogan: "Fo Mo Mo Fo.")
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To: csmusaret

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2012/05/08/breaking_north_carolina_votes_to_ban_same_sex_marriage


32 posted on 05/09/2012 7:23:56 AM PDT by NKP_Vet (creep.)
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To: NKP_Vet

What’s your point? That article does not refute anything I said.


33 posted on 05/09/2012 7:30:54 AM PDT by csmusaret (Obama's new slogan: "Fo Mo Mo Fo.")
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To: csmusaret
Here's the link

http://nbcpolitics.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/05/08/11604355-north-carolina-approves-ban-on-same-sex-marriage-by-wide-margin

34 posted on 05/09/2012 7:46:22 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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To: ScottinVA

What is in that link that disputes what I sid?


35 posted on 05/09/2012 7:57:58 AM PDT by csmusaret (Obama's new slogan: "Fo Mo Mo Fo.")
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To: YankeeReb

Don’t waste your time hoping.
This will be overturned by a court in short order.
And Obama is going to do his best to steal the election. Even if the handout crowd says home, ACORN will vote ‘em, where they can get away with it.


36 posted on 05/09/2012 8:23:45 AM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: csmusaret

Not disputing... just found it interesting re the strong support for the amendment from those counties.


37 posted on 05/09/2012 8:36:34 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... so should voting!)
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To: ScottinVA

Sorry, I had you confused with someone else. Thanks for the information.


38 posted on 05/09/2012 8:50:05 AM PDT by csmusaret (Obama's new slogan: "Fo Mo Mo Fo.")
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To: NE Cons
In the last day or so, Gallup had a poll that allegedly showed support for gay marriage was at 50%. Yep. 50/50 for the first time ever...

They poll Democrats heavily and only in NYC and San Fagcisco.

39 posted on 05/09/2012 9:36:01 AM PDT by fwdude
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To: fwdude
Actually Rush just spent 2 segments talking about this

Folks don't want to be considered homophobic, so they lie to the posters.. Once in the booth, they do the right thing

40 posted on 05/09/2012 9:44:28 AM PDT by NE Cons
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To: Buck-I-Guy

I’ve noticed that this is a recurring theme with the Associated Press. (They give a suggested headline which is almost always used.)

Watch for this sort of reverse headline on political issues.


41 posted on 05/09/2012 9:44:35 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Free ThinkerNY
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42 posted on 05/09/2012 9:51:27 AM PDT by George from New England
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To: lovesdogs

Chances are, that they might have a hissy fit and try moving the Democratic National Convention to some other state, but the laughable, out of touch part is the fact that the MSM is seemingly obssessing over this issue over the past few days. Most regular people don’t care about some same-sex couple holding a wedding reception somewhere on Earth, oh my, the horror, but the MSM seems to think that somehow that this is the case.


43 posted on 05/09/2012 3:17:36 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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