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Posted: Monday, April 16, 2012 1:05 am | Updated: 10:59 am, Thu Dec 13, 2012.

A proposed state constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage would have unintended consequences that could hurt children, victims of domestic violence and others, according to a panel of legal and religion scholars at a community forum Sunday in Winston-Salem.

"What we're buying for North Carolina is hundreds and hundreds of lawsuits," said Elise M. Whitley, a lawyer with Tash & Kurtz law firm, which specializes in family law.

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