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"Just because someone takes a job with the government does not mean they give up their First Amendment rights," Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger said during the brief override debate, according to the Associated Press.
North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper, a Democrat, has declined to defend the state's gay marriage prohibition, but this week, House Speaker Thom Tillis and Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger, both Republicans, said they would file papers to intervene in the case to defend the law.