Defining Marriage by Constitutional Amendment (Orange County Human Relations Month Forum 2012)

Date: 

Sunday, January 29, 2012 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro Street, Carrboro

Announcement from the Orange County Human Relations Commission:

The Orange County Human Relations Commission invites you to

Human Relations Month Forum 2012
Sunday, January 29, 2012 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

THEME:
“Defining Marriage in North Carolina by Constitutional Amendment: What are the Implications?”

PANELISTS:
Stuart Campbell, Executive Director - Equality North Carolina
Maxine Eichner, Professor UNC-CH School of Law
Brett Webb-Mitchell, Visiting Associate Professor North Carolina Central University

MODERATOR:
Milan Pham, Attorney NicholsonPham Attorneys at Law

PLACE:
Carrboro Century Center
100 North Greensboro Street
Carrboro, NC 27510

Refreshments and Entertainment by The Moaners at 2:30 PM. The public is invited. For more information, call (919) 245-2487.

 

Comments

I was catching up on my Carrboro Citizen today, and was surprised to see that it listed the first panelist as ROBERT Campbell, head of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP. I was frankly surprised and impressed to see that he would be taking part in this event. But the listing here from OCHRC says STUART Campbell.I'm probably not going to make it there, so I'd love if someone who attends lets me know which Campbell was on the panel. 

It was NAACP Campbell. Just before the anti-amendment event, he spoke at the Occupy event at Peace and Justice Plaza.And instead of Stuart Campbell at the anti-amendment event, it was Alex Miller from the Coalition to Protect NC Families (the coalition against the amendment, which you wouldn't guess from the name).

As I understand the amnd. it defines marrage as a man and woman which I have no problem with...but also seeks to  prevent civil unions(according to WRDU radio news last week) and that I oppose if true. In a cursory review of web I do not see what I thought I heard nor the actual wording of the amend.http://www.ncleg.net/Sessions/2011/Bills/Senate/PDF/S514v3.pdf it does: A BILL TO BE ENTITLED2 AN ACT TO AMEND THE  CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE THAT MARRIAGE 3 BETWEEN ONE MAN AND  ONE WOMAN IS THE ONLY DOMESTIC LEGAL 4 UNION THAT SHALL BE VALID OR RECOGNIZED IN THIS STATEThus I do not support. Corrosion of definitons will leave us all unable to funCtion.(dependence on spelling checker as well!)cw  Weakness is provocative.
"One of the most noble things you can do is kill the enemy."-Maj. Douglas Zembiec

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