Separate Is Never Equal

by
Abby Zimet

Wild-eyed opponents of marriage equality in North Carolina are proposing a measure that would declare marriage between a man and woman "the only domestic legal union," thereby making illegal not just same-sex marriage but all other unmarried couples. To underscore a. that marriage equality is a  basic civil rights issue and b. that the stupidly regressive bill would "(write) discrimination, prejudice and injustice into our state’s constitution," opponents have come up with some striking images - and the cool slogan, "Make history, don't repeat it."

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