Pat McCrory won't sign a bill that would have allowed magistrates to opt out of performing weddings if they have religious objections. The legislation gave same-sex couples the right to marry, divorce, and adopt children. Retrieved August 24, CBC News. Exemptions were also included in the new marriage law.
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