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Suing to stop NY Governor's recent decision... June 04, 2008 7:41 AM

SUMMARY: Several GOP state senators and the Alliance Defense Fund fight Gov. David Paterson's order that New York honor gay marriages legally officiated elsewhere. ADVERTISEMENT A Christian legal organization says it has sued to stop New York from recognizing same-sex marriages legally performed in other states. The Alliance Defense Fund says it filed its lawsuit Tuesday in a court in the Bronx. Several Republican state senators are named as party to the suit. Same-sex marriage is unconstitutional in New York. Gov. David Paterson, however, told state agencies May 14 that New York must recognize same-sex marriages performed in Massachusetts, Canada and other places where they are legal. The Arizona-based legal group filing the lawsuit has intervened in California and elsewhere in same-sex marriage and religious freedom cases including those involving abortion and what it calls traditional family values. (AP) "We must all stand together as one in fighting for our rights in Equality for if we don't, we are destine to lose them with the simple stroke of a pen..." Bonnie *rainbowflag* Keep a smile on your face and love in your heart! This post was modified from its original form on 04 Jun, 7:42  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
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