Enough said

With all the hulabaloo about same-sex marriage, I am putting my two cents in. I recently heard the following: If you’re not for same-sex marriage, then don’t marry someone of your sex. Enough said. — Jerry Edwards Asheville

A sad day in North Carolina

The people of North Carolina cast a vote for hate on May 8. Their vote for Amendment One gives LGBT people second-class-citizen status. It is also a slap in the face to those citizens who are in a domestic relationship. As a native North Carolinian, I've always been proud of my state. I'm not so […]

Elevate the human element

As we approach the May 8 North Carolina primary, I strongly encourage people to vote against Amendment One. While people are free to their own thinking about gay/lesbian relationships, they should not be free to impose this thinking on others, especially when what is at stake has much broader implications than gay marriage. While proponents […]

Affirmatio­n or discrimina­tion? Council rejects Amendment One

Asheville City Council April 10, 2012 meeting Manheimer proposes hiring Council liaisons City schedules April 24 public hearing on water system There were no presentations, no public hearings and no protests before Asheville City Council members unanimously approved an anti-Amendment One resolution April 10 (Mayor Terry Bellamy was absent). For Council member Gordon Smith, the […]