Charlotte Observer: Same-sex marriages may soon be legal in North Carolina

From the Charlotte Observer:

By Michael Gordon

A Supreme Court decision Monday could legalize same-sex marriages in North Carolina by the end of the week, said the ACLU attorney fighting the state’s ban.

In a surprise decision, the nation’s highest court declined to review federal appeals court rulings in Virginia four other states. All of those rulings found bans against marriage for same-sex partners to be unconstitutional, but the rulings were on hold until the Supreme Court took action. By declining to hear the cases, the high court is allowing those rulings to now take effect.

Virginia resides in the 4th Judicial Circuit. So do the Carolinas, Maryland and West Virginia.

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