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NC couples stand up to Amendment One on Valentine's Day

Two married same-sex couples from Buncombe County, North Carolina braved the snow today to record their legal marriage licenses at the Register of Deeds office as part of the WE DO Campaign.

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Matt and Shannon have been together for 9 years and were married last fall in Matt’s home state of Minnesota.

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Al and Rebecca were married in Connecticut on June 4, 2012. They celebrated with a sweet treat, because it’s Valentine’s Day.

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By creating a public record of their love and commitment, these couples are highlighting the reality that the federal government recognizes their marriage while NC refuses to.

The WE DO Campaign will hit the road to Jackson, Mississippi on March 25th.

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