- Apr 20, 2009
Three Republican lawmakers filed today a new bill, which seeks to ban gay marriage in North Carolina, CBS reports. The "Uphold Historical Marriage Act" aims to invalidate the U.S. Supreme Court's 2015 ruling on same-sex marriage, claiming they violated "constitutional bounds" when the Court dismantled Amendment One.
Wow...really North Carolina? What is wrong with the Republicans in this state? Great plan guys...go for the social issues, reinforce the idea that Republicans want to discriminate against gay people, and watch campaign ads made to reflect that and Republicans start losing elections.
http://www.out.com/news-opinion/2017/4/11/breaking-north-carolina-files-bill-make-gay-marriage-illegal-againLarry Pittman, Michael Speciale and Carl Ford are the core sponsors of House Bill 780, which quotes the Christian Bible and states the Supreme Court overstepped "the decree of Almighty God that ‘a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become 22 one flesh. (Genesis 2:24, ESV)'" HB780 also argues the Supreme Court "abrogates the clear meaning and understanding of marriage in all societies throughout prior history
Exactly why church and state should be separated. They are trying to use their religious beliefs to tell everyone else how to live, including people of other religions or of no faith at all.