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12/06/2011

Complacency vs. principled stand: Raleigh City Council may rebuke discriminatory ban

by Jeremy Hooper

The City Council of Raleigh, NC, will vote this afternoon on whether or not to publicly disavow the proposed anti-gay marriage amendment that will mar the state's landscape for the next six months:

The city's Human Rights Commission, an advisory group, has recommended that the City Council take a public stance opposing the amendment. The issue is on the agenda of Tuesday's council meeting.
Read more: Meeker opposes gay-marriage ban [News Observer]

The meeting begins around 1PM. Which direction the state's clock goes from there could very much be affected by the Council's advisory vote.

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**UPDATE: 6-2: Raleigh City Council calls discrimination what it is [G-A-Y]

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