Category Archives: What People Are Saying

One Trial Lawyer’s Final Argument to the Amendment One Jury

Members of the jury, I want to thank you for your patience and attention for the past two months in this very important case. Our system of justice cannot work without citizens participating in the process. You have done that well and very soon, … Continue reading

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Does Amendment One love all the little children of the world?

One of the arguments the Vote yes for Amendment One group makes is that a child is best raised in a home having a married father and mother, who are the biological parents of the child. The supporters of Amendment One say that children … Continue reading

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Guest Post – A vote for Amendment One is a vote Against Love

This post is courtesy of Sarah Brady, a family law attorney in Charlotte, NC.  As part of her practice, Sarah advises both straight and gay individuals on family law legal issues.  Sarah helped me understand some of the nuances of NC family law, … Continue reading

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Votes on Amendment One by County, City and Town Boards – Is it just politics, or is there more at stake?

County, city and town boards across the state have been passing resolutions for and against Amendment One. When the vote is a unanimous vote for or against the amendment, you can tell something about the constituency of the municipal body. Typically, the leaders of … Continue reading

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The WTVI Debate on Amendment One – The lawyers square off

Public television station WTVI and the League of Women Voters put together a debate last week, which is now airing on-line, at the link below. http://www.wtvi.org/debates/ There were four debaters, all lawyers.  I’m one of them, the serious guy in … Continue reading

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News: NC NAACP Seeks to Expose the Truth About Amendment One

The North Carolina NAACP is aligning itself on the right side of history, with its recent efforts to educate on Amendment One, as reported below: This week, in the face of an extreme right-wing attack on minorities and the poor, the North Carolina … Continue reading

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We had a good conversation at St. Peter’s Catholic Church!

Tonight I had the privilege to participate in a conversation at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on the subject of Amendment One. The social justice committee of the church sponsored the event.  We began with a prayer, which seemed like a … Continue reading

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