A North Carolina House committee sent a proposed anti-gay marriage constitutional amendment to the floor for debate. The House Rules Committee moved the amendment forward after a mere half-hour of debate. It will now be debated on the House floor where three-fifths of House members must vote yes for it to move to Senate. If approved by the Senate the bill would then would need to be voted upon by the state’s population during the next election. [TimesUnion]
For more information on gay and lesbian issues in North Carolina, visit Equality North Carolina’s website.