North Carolina Democrats: Legislature Should Focus On Jobs, Not Banning Same-Sex Marriage

Democrats in the North Carolina legislature announced their opposition to the GOP’s proposed constitutional amendment outlawing same-sex marriage during a press conference today, QNotes’ Matt Comer reports. The legislature is expected to take up the bill during a special session next week. Democratic leaders argued that the amendment is the “’wrong issue at the wrong time,’ pointing to continued economic difficulties, recent hurricane damage and other challenges facing state lawmakers and government.”