Gay marriage opponents to meet over blocking the bill

Wednesday, April 15, 2009
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— Opponents of gay marriage are meeting in New York City on Thursday to discuss how to block the same-sex marriage bill that Gov. David Paterson plans to introduce the same day.

The meeting is being organized by state Sen. Ruben Diaz of the Bronx, who is also a minister.

Diaz says the meeting is to inform Hispanics, Catholics, evangelicals and others of their options to prevent the bill’s passage.

Diaz also says it is “disrespectful” of Paterson to introduce the legislation the same week that Catholics are celebrating the installation of New York City Archbishop Timothy Dolan. Paterson was expected to attend the ceremony at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

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April 15, 2009
6:44 p.m.
JJR031 says...

First off, I do not agree with gay marriage, but set that aside and this is nothing more than a political maneuver by the Governor to distract people and get them to pay attention to this issue instead of the more important things that should take presedence. Gov. Paterson is nothing more than a sick JOKE and he needs to step down and we need someone in there that is willing to do what is right for the people, instead of HIMSELF.

April 16, 2009
7:50 a.m.
schdy says...

I see nothing wrong with two people loving each other. Isn't that what a loving God asks of us. To love each other.

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