NBC News. InDurham County became the first county to allow domestic partner benefits to employees. The registry became available on May 2, Namespaces Article Talk. On February 22,the City Council of Asheville authorized the creation of a domestic partner registry to recognize same-sex relationships, becoming the first city in Western North Carolina to do so.
Buncombe County, North Carolina. Neither performed nor recognized in American Samoa or some tribal nations.
September 21, The U. Supreme Court declined the appeal in that case on October 6,leaving the Fourth Circuit's decision, which found Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, as binding precedent on courts in North Carolina.
September 2, While marriages were performed late Friday in Raleigh, the Register of Deeds Office in Durham County closed before the ruling came down. Share: Share Tweet Email. News Observer.
Worksession - Agenda". ABC 11 Eyewitness News. Federal One, Inc. The measure passed on a vote of 30—16 in the state Senate and a vote of 74—42 in the state House. Monday, the line for licenses formed early at the Durham County courthouse.
Passed in March , the law also known as "HB2" prevents local governments from enacting policies contrary to state law in regards to hiring and use of bathroom facilities, and requires all people to use the bathroom of the gender listed on the person's birth certificate.