This week the U-S Supreme Court is hearing arguments over same sex marriage. Tuesday, the court heard arguments challenging Prop 8, the California state constitutional amendment that prevents the state from recognizing same-sex marriage. John Dinan, professor of politics at Wake Forest University, says the California amendment differs from North Carolina's. The California Supreme Court recognized same-sex marriages in 2008, but six months later, Prop 8 took that recognition away.
After he won the latest pro golf tournament on Monday, Tiger Woods climbed back to number one in the sport. In his weekly Sports Commentary, WFDD's Dave Goren says that mean all is right with the golf world.
Members of the LGBT community in the Triad say they are determined to fight for their right to marry and raise a family. Monday night in Winston-Salem's Federal Courthouse plaza, about 300 braved a cold wind and falling temperatures at the Light the Way to Justice Candlelight Vigil. It was on the eve of the U.S. Supreme Court hearing arguments regarding two issues related to same-sex marriage. Michelle Hawks and her partner have been together for four years. Last July, they married in Washington, D.C. She says recognizing them as a legal couple does not offend the God they serve.