by Matt Saldaña
A good day for justice. Will North Carolina be next?... There is an election this year for the N.C. Supreme Court. Wishful thinking? Stay tuned.
From the New York Times story:
In his majority opinion, Justice Richard N. Palmer wrote that the court found that the “segregation of heterosexual and homosexual couples into separate institutions constitutes a cognizable harm,” in light of “the history of pernicious discrimination faced by gay men and lesbians, and because the institution of marriage carries with it a status and significance that the newly created classification of civil unions does not embody.”