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Droves of voters across North Carolina -- the polls to address a hot button topic the issue of same sex marriage.
As far as the same sex marriage goes I mean I guess it's what you do in your house is -- that you have no say in a whatsoever in helping the government because I just really believe that.
We -- we really need understand the institution of marriage should be between a man and a woman.
-- like a majority of voters in the state have dealt a crushing blow to gay rights supporters some even came to tears as the results were coming and -- the approval of the constitutional amendment on Tuesday.
That amendment or amendment one as it's called defines marriage solely as a union between a man and a woman -- -- please.
I thought better of North Carolina.
-- -- a -- of voters I thought they were more progressive than the rest of the south.
North Carolina's law already bans gay marriage but this amendment effectively seals the door on the issue.
We will be placing it in the safety parent time teaching where -- say.
From the -- that state judge did in -- -- legislature.
You're speaking he might need to redefine marriage sporadic.
The amendment also goes beyond state law by -- other types of domestic unions from carrying legal status.
Opponents say that could disrupt protection orders for unmarried couples.
What we want to see -- the constitution that expands and protects rights not a constitution that marginalize.
North Carolina at the latest presidential swing state to weigh in on gay marriage.
Florida Virginia and Ohio all have constitutional amendments against same sex unions.
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