Sen. Kay Hagan opposes amendment to prohibit gay marriage

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Submitted: Fri, 02/24/2012 - 1:50am
Updated: Fri, 02/24/2012 - 1:52am

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan is against a proposed
constitutional amendment that would prohibit gay marriage in North
Carolina because she says it would harm the state’s ability to
recruit business and jobs and have negative consequences for
families and children.

Hagan released a statement this week urging North Carolina
residents to oppose the amendment on the May 8 ballot. The measure
says traditional marriage would be the only recognized domestic
legal union in the state. State law already defines marriage as
between a man and a woman.

Other amendment opponents have argued the language would imprint
discrimination into the state constitution and discourage companies
with gay-friendly policies from building or expanding in North
Carolina. Hagan said the state can’t afford to give businesses a
reason to go elsewhere.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Old Guy
2015 years 8 months ago

Who does she think she is. North Carolina said NO!!! Dear Msss. Hagan if you don’t like the way we the voters want the way we define marriage then give up your office. Don’t you pay attention to anything? You are the most liberal Senator I have heard of except some of those from other states. You sure aren’t from North Carolina! Hey voters from North Carolina vote her out the next election since she doesn’t care about the will of the people. We the people have already voted on this issue and said NO!!!!! Leave it alone Hagan!