We feel Americans should freely believe what they will, but when those beliefs harm or hinder the civil rights of fellow citizens, that becomes an issue.
Unfortunately, North Carolina voters turned their beliefs into actions that will hurt their fellow citizens when they voted in favor of Amendment 1 yesterday.
As we stated Tuesday, this means "marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state."
But the amendment doesn't just affect the LGBT community. The ban also means domestic violence protection for any unmarried victim is now at risk as well. (Weird, right?)
Vote for Marriage NC leader, Tami Fitzgerald, stated:
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Lance Armstrong is asking California voters to approve Proposition 29 in June, which will raise the packs of cigarettes sold in the state by just $1 as a means to raise money for cancer research!
Since cigarettes CAUSE cancer, why not give a little bit back toward curing the disease too? If it was up to us, we'd eliminate
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Guess Floridians weren't too shocked by Romney's tax returns!
Last week, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney laid the smackdown on Newt Gingrich during a Florida debate (above)!
It appears that Florida voters were listening, because we're now hearing that Romney is in the lead in The Sunshine State.
IN FACT, according to a Quinnipiac University poll, 43% of residents are likely to vote for him in Tuesday's FL primary, while only 29% are in support of Gingrich.
Here's Romney on how he changed his strategy to win over Florida:
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Check out the video (above) of President Barack Obama giving out Halloween goodie bags to trick or treating kids at the White House.
Looks like Obama went all out, too! He wasn't just handing out some individually wrapped chocolates…these kids hit the trick or treating jackpot! Gotta love people who give out goodie bags…and Reese's Peanut Butter cups. Yum!
Thanks for giving these kids a wonderful Halloween, Obama! We're sure they'll encourage their parents to vote for you when the time comes!
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While we know that many Americans are pleased with the end of DADT, President Barack Obama is still not very popular with much of the country…and now there's a new group that's taking issue with him!
According to new reports,
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