Bill Brooks, president and executive director of the N.C. Family Policy Council, which supports the amendment, said he hopes to see a positive campaign over the next eight months, focusing on the importance of traditional marriage.
Others are doubtful.
“Unfortunately, I don’t see much hope for this one — the religious heels are dug in,” said the Rev. Howard Hanger, minister of ritual at Jubilee! Community, who was forced to leave the United Methodist Church after performing union ceremonies for gay couples. ...
Alex Miller, interim executive director of the gay rights group Equality NC, said his organization’s first priority is a public education campaign to refute what he called extreme misinformation ...
Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, executive director of the Campaign for Southern Equality, which partners with Equality NC, said her organization will launch a “We Do” campaign in Asheville on Oct. 3, with same-sex couples going to the courthouse for 10 straight days to request marriage licenses ...Read the full article