Gearing Up.

New York’s religious and right wing leaders are preparing to battle Governor David Paterson on yesterday’s gay marriage announcement. Said Catholic activist Richard E. Barnes: “The definition of marriage predates recorded history. No single politician or court or legislature should attempt to redefine the very building block of our society in a way that alters its entire meaning and purpose.” We’re not entirely sure “marriage” actually predates recorded history. Maybe in Bible land, but not the real world. [CBS News]