Two days after vandals spray painted an
anti-gay slur, the North Carolina State University student government
rejected a proposed plan to ban gay marriage in the state, WRAL
Vandals on Monday night spray painted
the words “fags burn” and “die” across the door and an
adjacent display case at the school's GLBT Center. Campus police
have classified the crime as a “hate situation.”
At its Wednesday meeting, the student
senate approved a resolution opposing a proposed far-reaching
amendment that would make it unconstitutional for North Carolina to
recognize gay and lesbian couples with marriage, civil unions and
possibly even domestic partnerships.
“North Carolina State is the people's
university,” said student senator Harris Do. “At the end of the
day, by fighting for the rights of our Wolfpack family at State, we
are also fighting for the rights of all North Carolinians.”
resolution was approved with an overwhelming 29-6 vote.
The governing body also approved a
resolution in support of diversity.
support North Carolina gay marriage ban.)