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Going Forward: Lesbian Moms Tell How North Carolina's Amendment 1 Would Hurt Their Family (VIDEO)

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Meet a North Carolina family -- Kim, Kathy, Ben, Jamie, and Justin -- and listen as they put to words what's at stake with North Carolina's proposed Amendment 1.

"You can term it whatever you want," said Kathy Sullivan, "but you really cannot look at these relationships and determine they are anything but family."

The proposed constitutional amendment, which reads, "Marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state," could potentially invalidate adoptions by same-gender parents across the state.

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