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“We speak up now AGAINST Amendment One because we understand up-close, in our work talking deeply with good people about their lives, what a devastating impact this proposed amendment to our State Constitution would have…”

 

The News & Observer picked up on the story of the State Board of Education voting against support of harmful Amendment One today.

NC NAACP makes remarks on alleged comments made earlier today by supporter of discriminatory Amendment One and the cynical puzzle of race-based political agendas and money behind Amendment One.

 

The Coalition to Protect All NC Families reported today that it has raised over $2.2 million, with 80 percent of individual donations coming from North Carolinian citizens.

 

STATEMENT: As Christian clergy from a broad spectrum of denominations, and with differing understandings of marriage, we stand united in opposition to North Carolina’s Amendment One.

Through radio, mailers, robocalls, brochures, and ads in African-American media, the NC State Conference of the NAACP hopes to educate voters about the harms of Amendment One.
Legislative Champion for Amendment One Says He’ll “Vote Against”

In a stunning reversal, Rep. James Crawford, who voted to put Amendment One on the May 8, primary ballot, publicly admitted that he, himself would now vote against the broad constitutional rewrite. “I will definitely vote against it because I think it goes to far,” Crawford said.

 

At a press conference held Wednesday, April 25, at the North Carolina General Assembly, representatives from the North Carolina Pediatric Society joined with colleagues from the North Carolina Psychological Association, the North Carolina Psychiatric Association, National Association of Social Workers, North Carolina Chapter and the Carolinas Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists in opposing Amendment One.

 

In a video released today, U.S. Senator Kay Hagan (D – North Carolina) reiterated her opposition to Amendment One.

In a statement released yesterday, Family Law experts at every school of law in North Carolina spoke out against the certain and potential harms posed by Amendment One. State Representative Rick Glazier and State Senator Josh Stein, both practicing lawyers, released the statement.