The General Synod of the United Church of Christ (UCC) filed a lawsuit today in U.S. District Court in Charlotte, arguing that North Carolina laws defining and regulating marriage as being between a man and woman restrict UCC ministers from performing their religious duties and are unconstitutional.
By Matt Comer, qnotes
Protesters and street preachers with the anti-gay and anti-choice Operation Save America were outnumbered last weekend by peaceful supporters at three churches’ worship services in Concord, N.C., a suburb minutes outside of Charlotte.
Last Wednesday morning, North Carolinians awoke to the news that discrimination had been written into their constitution via the passage of Amendment One. While tears turned to cheers when President Obama announced his support of marriage equality, people in 42 states are still left w