|File photo of Jeff Thigpen|
"Drew [Reisinger]'s leadership and recent decision to accept marriage applications show he has his shoulders to the grind moving in the right direction on this issue. I appreciate the steps he is taking in light of the recent Supreme Court decisions and an [NC Attorney General] opinion is certainly in order. I'm assessing these new developments closely and will be talking with my county attorney tomorrow morning."
Below: Thigpen prayed with proponents of marriage equality in downtown Greensboro last month before they sought same-sex marriage licenses from his office, which he regretfully declined.