Religious Group Tries to Knock NY's Same-Sex Marriage Law and Fails . . . Again
Over the summer, we reported on this little evangelical group from Spencerport, New York, called the New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedom. The organization stands on that ever-tipsy fence between religion and politics; its website's mantra states that "as a Christian ministry, NYCF exists to influence legislation and legislators for the Lord Jesus Christ." And a main part of this "influence" application is directed toward New York's Marriage Equality Act (read: dismantling it).
Yesterday, the New York State Court of Appeals didn't even give themthe time of day in court
to state their arguments, thus killing their legislative legal challenge in one fell swoop. Once again, this builds upon the notion established by the last court's decision: Same-sex marriage in New York is here to stay, and there is nothing you can do about it. Governor Cuomo was in absolute agreement with the court:
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