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Backers of NC gay marriage ban file court brief

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Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2013 11:03 pm

RALEIGH - Backers of North Carolina's ban on gay marriage have filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

The North Carolina Values Coalition filed an amicus brief this week arguing that overturning the 1996 law banning same-sex marriage would infringe upon the Constitutional liberties of Christians who believe that marriage is biblically ordained to be between only one man and one woman.

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