Join Our Resolution

JOIN OUR RESOLUTION to Defeat Amendment One

Is your North Carolina city, town, county or campus interested in passing a resolution opposing Amendment One? Click here for our resolution talking points.

Get started drafting your own resolution to present and propose to your local or student government using the blueprint provided by the growing number of resolutions cropping up all across the state:

STEP #1: SEE OTHER SAMPLE RESOLUTIONS:

Click the links below to see sample resolutions from local and student governments, as well as faith communities across the state.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Durham City Council (post-September 13)

Greensboro City Council (post-September 13)

CAMPUS (students)

North Carolina State University

North Carolina Central University (Resolution page #1 and #2)

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

CAMPUS (faculty)

Western Carolina University Faculty Senate

FAITH COMMUNITIES

Temple Emmanuel, Greensboro, NC

College Park Baptist Church, Greensboro, NC

196th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

The Carolinas Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

The North Carolina Psychological Association (NCPA)

North Carolina Psychiatric Association

BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS

Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce

POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS

Asheville-Buncombe League of Women Voters

North Carolina Democratic Party

North Carolina Libertarian Party

North Carolina Green Party

STEP: #2: DRAFT YOUR OWN

CLICK HERE: Use these handy talking points to show your local or student government that Amendment One is bad for citizens and resolve to vote AGAINST on May 8.

STEP #3: GET ON THE MAP

Pass a resolution and join the growing number of statewide governments and colleges urging North Carolinians to vote against Amendment One:

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Greensboro

Raleigh

Chapel Hill

Durham

Greenville

Asheville

BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS

Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce

Chapek Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce

CAMPUS (student)

UNC Association of Student Governments (representing all 17 schools in the UNC system; 200,000 students)

North Carolina State University

North Carolina Central University

Guilford College

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of North Carolina at Asheville

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

East Carolina University

Salem College

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Duke University

University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Elon University

CAMPUS (faculty)

Western Carolina University Faculty Senate

Guilford College Faculty Senate

Queens University of Charlotte Faculty Senate

FAITH COMMUNITIES

North Carolina Council of Churches

Temple Emmanuel, Greensboro, NC

College Park Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, NC

196th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina

First Presbyterian Church, Durham, NC

Chapel of the Cross, Chapel Hill, NC

Vestry of St. Mary of the Hills, Blowing Rock

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

The Carolinas Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

The North Carolina Psychological Association (NCPA)

North Carolina Psychiatric Association

COMMUNITY GROUPS

YMCA of Greensboro

POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS

Asheville-Buncombe League of Women Voters

North Carolina Democratic Party

North Carolina Libertarian Party

North Carolina Green Party

Beaufort County Democratic Party

Cabarrus County Democratic Party

Chatham County Democratic Party

Craven County Democratic Party

Forsyth County Democratic Party

Moore County Democratic Party

Onslow County Democratic Party

Randolph County Democratic Party

Rockingham County Democratic Party

Vance County Democratic Party

Washington County Democratic Party

Watauga County Democratic Party

Wilson County Democratic Party

BUSINESS LEADERS AGAINST THE AMENDMENT: Over 100 CEO’s and other business leaders from all parts of the state have spoken out as individuals against the amendment, including Jim Rogers of Duke Energy Corp, Bob Page, CEO, Replacements, Ltd.; Catherine Bessant, Bank of America Global Technology and Operations Executive; Martin Eakes, CEO of Self Help and the Center for Responsible Lending; Barbara Goodmon, president of the A.J. Fletcher Foundation; Andy and Barbara Rotchschild, principals of Scientific Properties; Scott Custer, CEO of Piedmont Community Bank; Joseh DeSimone, founder of Liquidia Technologies; Ken Eudy, CEO, Capstrat ; Shelly Green, CEO, Durham’s Convention and Visitors Bureau; Gary Kueber, CEO, Scientific Properties; Kel Landis, Partner, Plexus Capital and former CEO, RBC Centura Bank; Easter Maynard, Head of Charitable Giving, Golden Corral; Aaron Nelson, President and CEO, Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce; and many more.

PROFESSIONAL LEADERS & ASSOCIATIONS AGAINST THE AMENDMENT: Law experts at every school of law in North Carolina; North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys; National Association of Social Workers NC; The North Carolina Psychological Association; the North Carolina Pediatric Society; 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; Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED); and more.

RELIGIOUS LEADERS & GROUPS AGAINST THE AMENDMENT: North Carolina Council of Churches; Episcopal Diocese of NC; the Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists; The Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina; plus over 500 pastors, reverends, priests, chaplins and rabbis leading Baptist, Presbyterian, United Church of Christ, Episcopal, Methodist, AME, Lutheran, Metropolitan, Unitarian Universalist, Jewish, Quaker, Buddist and inter-faith communities across North Carolina. You can see a more complete list of religious groups opposing the amendment at www.protectncfamilies.org/faith.

CIVIC & COMMUNITY GROUPS AGAINST THE AMENDMENT: NC NAACP; ACLU-NC; Advocates for Justice; Self-Help; Action NC; ARC of NC; Covenant with North Carolina’s Children; Democracy North Carolina; Disability Rights North Carolina; El Pueblo; Institute for Southern Studies; Latin American Coalition; Lillian’s List of NC; NARAL Pro-Choice NC; North Carolina National Organization for Women; A. Philip Randolph Institute; North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence; North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault; North Carolina Justice Center; North Carolina Policy Watch; Planned Parenthood Health Systems; Planned Parenthood of Central NC; Southern Coalition for Social Justice; TrustWomenNC; and many more.

POLITICAL LEADERS & GROUPS AGAINST THE AMENDMENT: President Barack Obama; Sen. Kay Hagan (Dem.); Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (GOP); Gov. Bev Purdue; John Hood, President of the conservative John Locke Foundation; Bob Orr, former justice of the N.C. Supreme Court; Charlotte’s former Mayor Harvey Gantt (Dem.); Charlotte’s former Mayor Richard Vinroot (Repub.); Raleigh City Council; Durham City Council ; City of Greenville, NC; Asheville City Council ; Greensboro City Council; Chapel Hill Town Council; Orange County Board of Commissioners; NC Democratic Party; Libertarian Party of NC; Log Cabin Republicans; College Democrats of NC; Young Democrats of NC; Progressive Democrats of NC; Not Right NC (Republicans Against Amendment One); North Carolina Alliance of Black Elected Officials; and many more.Don’t see your name here? Let us know you’re ON THE MAP. Pass a resolution opposing Amendment One and e-mail us the details at: resolutions@protectncfamilies.org, or simply use our contact form below.