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  North Carolina Republicans File Bill Declaring All Same-Sex Marriages 'Null and Void'
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Last EditedRP  Apr 12, 2017 01:24pm
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AuthorDavid Badash
News DateTuesday, April 11, 2017 10:40:00 PM UTC0:0
Description22 months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry, North Carolina Republican lawmakers have filed a bill nullifying all marriages between people of the same-sex. The bill, which is unconstitutional, falsely invokes the 10th Amendment and claims the Supreme Court has no jurisdiction over marriage. It also falsely claims the Supreme Court has no jurisdiction over the Christian Bible.

Were the bill ever to become law, it would be declared unconstitutional, and the taxpayers in the State of North Carolina would have to pay court and attorneys fees, which easily could reach more than a million dollars.
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