Mary Taylor Valand holds a sign in downtown Greensboro

 
Mary Taylor Valand holds a sign in downtown Greensboro
Mary Taylor Valand holds a sign in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina May 9, 2012, while protesting Tuesday's passing of an amendment to the North Carolina Constitution, limiting marriage to between a man and a woman. REUTERS/Ted Richardson (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)