NC Amendment Foes To Get Help From California

The California Democratic Party plans to mobilize to help defeat a proposed constitutional amendment in North Carolina that would make clear traditional marriage is the only domestic legal union recognized by the state.

California Democratic Party chairman John Burton released a statement Tuesday praising President Obama's announcement last week that he was opposed to the amendment on the May 8 ballot.

Burton said the party will be in touch with Democrats in his state on ways to get the word out on the amendment.

Jeremy Kennedy with the anti-amendment group Coalition to Protect NC Families says he's been told the California party is committed to getting Democrats involved there by making phone calls to North Carolina voters.

The amendment also would affirm a current state law banning gay marriage.

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  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:40 AM
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      by Anonymous on Mar 21, 2012 at 05:16 PM in reply to Obama Snake Oil Co
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  • by Biker Dude Location: Biker Dudette on Mar 21, 2012 at 07:25 AM
    I just think its hypocrisy for people from NY and California to tell us what we should do. I am sorry if I implied all northern people which they are not all the same.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Mar 21, 2012 at 06:44 AM
    So the L&G lobby is already posting here on WITN. Ahh, we will be voting in favor of this amendment regardless of your actions. We will be voting Obimbo out of office as well soon. Somebody didn't pay attention to the 2010 elections in NC....we are fed up with it.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 21, 2012 at 02:46 AM
    The legal definition of marriage is one woman/one man. The only people trying to change the definition are liberal judges and liberal politicians that support the homosexual agenda.
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      by Anonymous on Mar 21, 2012 at 05:17 PM in reply to
      What exactly is the homosexual agenda?
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        by Anonymous on Mar 23, 2012 at 06:01 AM in reply to
        OSOC: I would really like for you to explain the homosexual agenda.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 21, 2012 at 02:38 AM
    Dear NC....let's worry about the EDUCATION issue we face here in NC, jobs, ect. Why spend our time trying to keep people who love one another apart!!!!!!!!!!!!! That my friends does not effect you at all. Other issues do.
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      by Anonymous on Mar 21, 2012 at 03:01 AM in reply to
      Homosexuals are already free to practice what ever it is they enjoy. Nobody is keeping you apart.
  • by Anonymous on Mar 21, 2012 at 02:06 AM
    Thanks for the reminder, I will be there to keep legal marriage as it already is, one man and one woman. We don't need liberals from Califonia coming to disrupt traditional family values.
  • by Awestruck Location: Greenville on Mar 21, 2012 at 02:00 AM
    I think Cali should worry about it's illegal immigration, and budget problem. Get out of NC. Stay out. Take Nancy with you when you go.
  • by Disappointed on Mar 20, 2012 at 08:39 PM
    We are facing SOCIALISM and a possible impending GREAT DEPRESSION and our leaders are wasting their time on THIS??? It is so SAD that the Republican party has become a bunch of religious degenerates trying to make their religious views into law when we need REAL leadership.
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      by Yup on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:26 AM in reply to Disappointed
      Socialism and great depression thanks to Obama, stop trying to blame the GOP for the liberal democrats failures. Place blame where it belongs, WITH THE DEMOCRATS!!!!
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      by Anonymous on Mar 22, 2012 at 01:16 PM in reply to Disappointed
      Socialism is a wonderful thing. I wish people actually read about it and understood. It's sad to see any ideology so throughly misrepresented.
  • by Steve Location: Ayden on Mar 20, 2012 at 07:25 PM
    The folks in North Carolina do realize that this group LOST on the ballot in California??
  • by My family has lived here for 5 generations on Mar 20, 2012 at 07:25 PM
    and welcome California helping us out..... Lord knows we could use it..
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