Citizen-Times: Group of Asheville African-Americans speaks out against Amendment One

From the Asheville Citizen-Times (Barbara Blake):

A local group of African-American citizens is worried that a dark period of American history might repeat itself if Amendment One passes Tuesday.

As part of an informal coalition of city residents who oppose the so-called “marriage amendment,” 10 African-Americans — most of them Christians — came forward earlier this week to express their belief that the legislation discriminates against a minority group — gays and lesbians — just as their race was the target of discrimination for centuries. …

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