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Video: North Carolina Votes on Amendment One & More News

In this week’s Marriage News Watch: Civil unions are close to passing in Colorado, but there’s only a few days left before the legislature adjourns. We’re getting down to the wire on Amendment One in North Carolina. The Prop. 8 play is getting new legs as an audiobook. And the guys behind “We Are Young” have some strong words for marriage equality.

UPDATE: Colorado House Speaker Frank McNulty said today that he might not bring the civil unions bill up for a vote in the House even though there are enough votes to pass it. AFER Board Member  and former RNC Chair Ken Mehlman has appealed to the Speaker, the Denver Post reports. “I care about the health of the Republican Party and blocking something the vast majority of voters support and that will undermine family values and undermine freedom seems to me to be both bad policy and bad politics,” said Mehlman.