North Carolina is known for its competitive business climate, but after the passage of Amendment One, some question whether it will make the state unattractive to new businesses.
Now that North Carolina voters have passed Amendment One, Mecklenburg County Commissioner Bill James is seeking to change the insurance benefits the county provides to employees in domestic partnerships.
Despite the passage of Amendment One and its defining of marriage as between one man and one woman, some North Carolinians will continue to live a life based on a much broader definition of a loving relationship.
To repeal an amendment, the legislature must create a new amendment invalidating the existing one. This graphic outlines the process for amending the constitution.
Randy Gillis, a gay North Carolinian, wrote to Sen. Peter Brunstetter about his feelings on Amendment One.