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  1. A Denver Post poll has concluded that nearly 70 percent of Coloradans support legal recognition for gay couples. Released Friday, the poll shows that 36 percent support marriage rights for gay couples and 32 percent support civil unions.
A bill that would allow civil unions in Colorado has been approved by the Democrat-controlled Colorado state Senate for two straight years, but has always died in the Republican-controlled House.
The poll has been released as Republicans lead in early presidential voting in the state of Colorado.
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    A Denver Post poll has concluded that nearly 70 percent of Coloradans support legal recognition for gay couples. Released Friday, the poll shows that 36 percent support marriage rights for gay couples and 32 percent support civil unions.

    A bill that would allow civil unions in Colorado has been approved by the Democrat-controlled Colorado state Senate for two straight years, but has always died in the Republican-controlled House.

    The poll has been released as Republicans lead in early presidential voting in the state of Colorado.

    the-adventures-of-captain-falcon:

    Yeaaahhhhh #Colorado #pride #itsabouttime

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  2. He’s being true to the principles he said he’d be true to. It may take a while but I think those of us in politics understand that you can’t wave a wand and change things because we have a political system that is designed to be obstructionist. That’s what it means not to have a tyrant, you have to work with people and he’s shown that he can do it.”

    - Chapel Hill Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt, North Carolina’s fifth openly gay elected official, discusses President Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage. Here’s our Q&A on Obama and Amendment One, North Carolina’s constitutional ban on gay marriage. 

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  3. Although North Carolina voters passed a constitutional ban on gay marriage 60-40 in the state’s May 8 primary, opponents of Amendment One are still making their voices heard. 
Randy Gillis, a gay medical coder from Sofia, walked almost 100 miles from his hometown to the state’s capital Thursday to deliver a bundle of letters expressing residents’ opposition to the ban. After leaving the letters at the office of Sen. Peter Brunstetter (R-Forsyth), one of the amendment’s key sponsors, Gillis celebrated his accomplishment on a Raleigh street outside the legislature.
With President Barack Obama’s May 9 announcement of his support of gay marriage, the issue will likely impact the way many North Carolinians vote in November’s election.
Check out the images below to see how backlash against Amendment One has appeared on Tumblr:

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jordanleev

voteagainstamendmentone

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    Although North Carolina voters passed a constitutional ban on gay marriage 60-40 in the state’s May 8 primary, opponents of Amendment One are still making their voices heard. 

    Randy Gillis, a gay medical coder from Sofia, walked almost 100 miles from his hometown to the state’s capital Thursday to deliver a bundle of letters expressing residents’ opposition to the ban. After leaving the letters at the office of Sen. Peter Brunstetter (R-Forsyth), one of the amendment’s key sponsors, Gillis celebrated his accomplishment on a Raleigh street outside the legislature.

    With President Barack Obama’s May 9 announcement of his support of gay marriage, the issue will likely impact the way many North Carolinians vote in November’s election.

    Check out the images below to see how backlash against Amendment One has appeared on Tumblr:

    negativethoughtsandmore


    jordanleev

    voteagainstamendmentone

    bankruptsymphony.tumblr.com

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