Oct 8, 2014
Stay on N.C. Amendment One cases lifted, Equality NC prepares for marriage equality ruling
N.C. (Oct. 8, 2014) -- A federal judge in Greensboro has lifted stays on two ACLU of North Carolina lawsuits challenging the state’s anti-LGBT constitutional amendment. The ACLU is now quickly filing motions for summary judgement as the state's same-sex couples await a final ruling in favor of marriage equality.
Equality NC plans to lead “Day One” Weddings in multiple locations, includingCharlotte, Greensboro, and Raleigh.
Equality NC has also set up a website to prepare couples for marriage equality on "day one." Visit equalitync.org/marriage/dayone for details.
ABOUT ACLU OF NC: The ACLU of North Carolina (ACLU-NC) is the North Carolina state affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, and the ACLU-NC Legal Foundation (ACLU-NCLF) is the 501(c)(3) arm of the ACLU-NC that coordinates and carries out its legal and educational work around civil liberties issues.
ABOUT EQUALITY NC: Equality NC is the statewide organization working to secure equal rights and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender North Carolinians.