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Lesbian Arrested At North Carolina Protest

May 11, 2012 by  

Lesbian Arrested At North Carolina Protest
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North Carolina recently defined marriage as a union solely between a man and a woman.

Mary Jamis, a 52-year-old lesbian, was handcuffed by female officers following a protest at a government office. Jamis blocked the entrance to the marriage license office in Winston-Salem, N.C., and refused to leave more than 30 minutes after the office had closed.

Jamis and her heterosexual friend told officers they would not leave until Jamis was issued a marriage license for her and her partner, Starr Johnson. Jamis and her friend were arrested.

North Carolina recently became the 30th State to pass a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.

The State was visited by several same-sex couples after its decision to define marriage as solely between a man and a woman. At least nine same-sex couples showed up at the office in Winston-Salem and applied for a marriage license.

After being denied a marriage certificate, Brent Morin, one of the protesters, said: “I just want to point out that we’re married in the District of Columbia, our nation’s capital.”

“Why not? I don’t think it’s really anybody’s business,” said Alicia Picou, a heterosexual who obtained a marriage license at the office during the fiasco. “I don’t think it’s the government’s business to be telling people what to do with their private lives.”

Campaign for Southern Equality, a gay rights group, is planning several more protests at county offices in North Carolina.

Bryan Nash

Staff writer Bryan Nash has devoted much of his life to searching for the truth behind the lies that the masses never question. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity and is the author of The Messiah's Misfits, Things Unseen and The Backpack Guide to Surviving the University. He has also been a regular contributor to the magazine Biblical Insights.

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  • JimH

    30 min. after closing time. If I worked there and it was time to go home, I wouldn’t have waited that long.
    In fact if I wouldn’t get in trouble for it, I would have issued her and her one. They couldn’t use it anywhere in that county, or state, so what would be the point.

  • FreedomFighter

    Typical gay brutality, if you cant propagandize them to accept, you bludgeon them with disruptive protest.

    Laus Deo
    Semper Fi

  • JimH

    She wanted to be arested and get the publicity for it. She didn’t really want a license. Everyone played right into her hands and did what she wanted. If police just escorted her out and said they would do here a favor and just let her go, she would have NOT got what she went there for.(it really wasn’t a license)

  • http://www.facebook.com/coreyandshiva Corey Mondello

    christians used to do this so they could get rights and protections under the law…seems to have worked for them seeing as they actually have more rights, special priveledges and exemptions from certain laws, all given to them by the USgov.

    • http://naver samurai

      Care to cite a source or is this just another job by the spin masters of the 5th column? Be careful, your ignorance and atheism are showing. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

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