NC Mom's Petition Urges DNC To Support Marriage Equality Goes Viral

May 14, 2012

A North Carolina mom’s breaking petition campaign on asking the Democratic National Committee to add marriage equality to its party platform has exploded, gaining more than 25,000 supporters since Wednesday.

Shannon Ritchie, a new mom and North Carolina native who volunteered in the effort to fight Amendment One, the state’s recent ban on marriage equality launched her petition on on Wednesday night after seeing President Obama publicly endorse marriage equality.