Last night the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution (5-4) opposing Amendment One. While several cities and towns have passed resolutions against this amendment, I believe Mecklenburg is the first to pass this at the county level (maybe Orange County but not sure)
The county resolution reads, in part, “since North Carolina law already defines marriage as between a man and a woman, the proposed amendment would only serve to express hostility against a minority group.”
The vote went along party lines with the lone unaffliated commissioner Chair Harold Cogdell, voting with the majority.
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PS. Why hasn't the Charlotte City Council voted on this yet? Dems hold a 9-2 majority.