N. Carolina to decide marriage amendment
02:47 - Source: CNN

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NEW: Opponents admit loss, pledge to keep fighting

Supporters serve wedding cake in celebration

Amendment 1 would put an existing ban on same-sex marriage into the state constitution

Opponents say the measure is unnecessary and will have unforeseen consequences

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North Carolina voters have passed a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, CNN projects, putting a ban that already existed in state law into the state’s charter.

With more than 2 million votes counted