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Best editorial of the weekend

It comes from the Wilmington Star News. Here’s the lead.

Editorial – Tillis is right, so let’s leave the state constitution alone

“N.C. House Speaker Thom Tillis caused a ruckus last week when he told a group of N.C. State University students that Amendment One, which would write the already existing gay-marriage ban into the state constitution, that he fully expects it to pass – only to be repealed in 20 years or less.

Tillis, R-Mecklenburg, was speaking a truth that the most ardent supporters of the amendment do not wish to hear: The times, they are a-changin’.

Younger people are more likely to support or at the very least be tolerant of same-sex relationships. And as Politco.com reported Friday, Republicans on the national level are less eager than they once were to focus on anti-gay legislation.

Politico reporters Jake Sherman and Anna Palmer spoke with House Republicans who acknowledged that gay marriage…”

You can read the entire editorial by clicking here.

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