Amendment One http://whqr.org en Pledge to Vote campaign asks conservatives to get out the vote http://whqr.org/post/pledge-vote-campaign-asks-conservatives-get-out-vote <p>With just 12 days until the end of North Carolina’s voter registration period on Oct. 12th, local and state political and faith-based groups are branching out to churches to get out the vote. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 14:20:01 +0000 Amanda Greene 24981 at http://whqr.org Pledge to Vote campaign asks conservatives to get out the vote NHC Voters sharply divided over Gay Marriage Ban http://whqr.org/post/nhc-voters-sharply-divided-over-gay-marriage-ban <p>While the nation&rsquo;s eyes are turned on North Carolina as it becomes the 30<sup>th</sup> state to adopt a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage, New Hanover County delivered a strikingly high percentage of votes opposing the amendment.&nbsp; WHQR&rsquo;s Rachel Lewis Hilburn reports.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 May 2012 21:49:41 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 16117 at http://whqr.org NHC Voters sharply divided over Gay Marriage Ban Gay Marriage Ban Passes by 61 Percent; squeaks by in NHC http://whqr.org/post/gay-marriage-ban-passes-61-percent-squeaks-nhc <p>It was the sole issue in the May primary that would be decided before November.&nbsp; North Carolina&rsquo;s constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman spurred impressive primary turnout across the state.&nbsp; And, as WHQR&rsquo;s Rachel Lewis Hilburn reports, the amendment garnered 61 percent.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 09 May 2012 06:46:42 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 16054 at http://whqr.org Gay Marriage Ban Passes by 61 Percent; squeaks by in NHC Amendment One opponents fear loss of domestic violence protections http://whqr.org/post/amendment-one-opponents-fear-loss-domestic-violence-protections <p>At the May 8<sup>th</sup> primary, voters will decide whether to approve Amendment One which defines marriage as between one man and one woman.&nbsp; Mon, 07 May 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 15876 at http://whqr.org Amendment One opponents fear loss of domestic violence protections Amendment One: Examining Marriage - Part II http://whqr.org/post/amendment-one-examining-marriage-part-ii <p>For the second part of our series on marriage leading up to the constitutional amendment vote on Tuesday, Amanda Greene of Wilmington Faith and Values tells the love story of Kure Beach residents Mario and Judi Paparozzi. Mon, 07 May 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Amanda Greene 15877 at http://whqr.org Amendment One: Examining Marriage - Part II Amendment One: Examining Marriage - Part I http://whqr.org/post/amendment-one-examining-marriage-part-i <p>In North Carolina&rsquo;s debate about Amendment One, set for a vote on May 8, marriage has become an abstract concept &ndash; either defined as a civil right or a gift from God or both. Fri, 04 May 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Amanda Greene 15815 at http://whqr.org Amendment One: Examining Marriage - Part I