American Foundation For Equal Rights Calls North Carolina Gay Marriage Ban a ‘Profound Injustice’

ncsealcolor American Foundation For Equal Rights Calls North Carolina Gay Marriage Ban a Profound InjusticeAfter voters in North Carolina voted to ban same sex marriage and civil unions in their state yesterday, American Foundation for Equal Rights Executive Director Adam Umhoefer released a statement calling the ban a “profound injustice.”

“The passage of Amendment One is a profound injustice. Singling out a class of citizens for discriminatory treatment is unfair, unlawful and violates basic American values,” Mr. Umhoefer said. “Gay and lesbian Americans, like their fellow citizens, want nothing more than to marry the person they love. Committed, loving couples and their families should not be denied this most fundamental freedom.” Continue reading “American Foundation For Equal Rights Calls North Carolina Gay Marriage Ban a ‘Profound Injustice’”