Marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this State. All House Republicans voted "aye" except for those who did not vote: D. All Senate Democrats voted "no" except for those who did not vote: Eric L.
This section does not prohibit a private party from entering into contracts with another private party; nor does this section prohibit courts from adjudicating the rights of private parties pursuant to such contracts. Mansfield (who publicly opposed the bill but was absent due to a planned wedding anniversary trip), The long title of Senate Bill 514 is: "An Act to Amend the Constitution to Provide That Marriage Between One Man and One Woman is the Only Domestic Legal Union That Shall Be Valid or Recognized in This State." The bill proposed to add a new section to article XIV, which covers miscellaneous provisions.
Over on the SOG’s Coates’ Canons blog, Adam Lovelady has a post discussing a North Carolina statute which limits the circumstances under which monuments may be removed from public property.
Once obscure, the statute now is one of the most widely analyzed laws in the state. Continue reading Legislation enacted by the General Assembly this session again makes it possible for persons convicted of habitual impaired driving to (eventually) have their driving privileges restored. It is now easier than before for law enforcement agencies to acquire drones, and some agencies have done so.
Lee is one of the biggest news stories of the year.
As the demonstration dispersed, an Ohio man, James Alex Fields Jr., drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing one woman, Heather Heyer, and injuring many others.
Crawford, Jr., Elmer Floyd, Ken Goodman, Charles Graham, Dewey L. This section does not prohibit a private party from entering into contracts with another private party; nor does this section prohibit courts from adjudicating the rights of private parties pursuant to such contracts." Specify that the amendment will become effective when it is certified by the Secretary of State.
Coercion includes, but is not limited to, threatening, cajoling and/or pressuring an individual into sexual activity. Consent: explicit approval and permission to engage in sexual activity demonstrated by clear actions, words, or writings.
Informed consent is freely and voluntarily given, it is mutually understood by all parties involved.
As is my custom when exceedingly rare things happen, I’ll mark the occasion by writing about some things that go beyond our usual subject matter.
Continue reading The violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia, when counter-protesters clashed with hate groups demonstrating in opposition to the city’s removal of a statue of Robert E.