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Opponents of New York’s Gay-Marriage Law Think Temper Tantrums Will Help Their Cause

Sore losers in New York State are doing more than just stomping their feet. A representative of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms and a rabbi filed a lawsuit only one day after marriages began in New York. The suit makes three pretty bogus accusations:

Firstly it states that the New York State Senate violated its own procedures and the state’s open-meetings law. Secondly it states that the Senate prevented lawmakers who opposed the bill from speaking. Finally it states that the Senate didn’t follow procedures that require a bill to go through appropriate committees before a full Senate vote.

According to KSRO Newstalk Radio, spokesmen for Senate Republicans and the state’s Attorney General’s office declined to comment.

More feet stomping came from the only Democrat who voted against gay marriage, Sen. Ruben Diaz, who also says that judges broke the law by waiving the 24-hour waiting period without a good reason. Apparently, he doesn’t think that marrying the person you love is a very good reason. “We’re going to show them next week that everything they did today was illegal,” he said, speaking in Spanish. “Today we start the battle! Today we start the war!” So dramatic, that one.

And let’s not forget the reported “thousands upon thousands” of anti-gay-marriage protesters who actually did stomp their feet as they marched to the United Nations in Manhattan. The Associated Press reports that “around 3:30, the protesters started marching uptown toward the United Nations. By the time they reached the UN, the crowd numbered in the many thousands, filling up 47th Street.”

What a pack of sore losers. In the immortal words of the great Charlie Sheen, “Boom, crush. Night, losers. Winning, duh.”

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    Where are these groups getting their financing? I wonder if any tax laws are being broken?

  • Qwerty

    Jeepers, these poor kids! Talk about brainwashing and child abuse.

  • Erik

    Does anyone else see the irony in the anti-gay right now asking THE COURTS to overturn a majority vote of New York’s elected representatives?

    They were against “judicial activism” — now they are for it.

  • David Gervais

    Looking at the photo, those kids are overdressed for a NY summer, so I don’t think it is current.
    However, child care principles still apply to their parents current activities. Making kids stand in the streets, holding signs that cause them public humiliation, is definately abuse. If this is still going on, child welfare authorties should investigate.

    Surely someone has a sumilar current photo taken in NY that they can forward to the child welfare autorities with a request for an investigation.

  • Taliaferro

    Diaz is a misogynist and idiot to boot. The sore losers are trying anything they believe might work. Their tactics are doomed as are they.

  • Scott Rose

    The Plaintiffs seem not to understand that their attorneys were only too glad to take their money in order to file this ridiculous law suit. It is apparent from the text of the complaint that the Plaintiffs sought but were denied a temporary restraining order. Such an order would have prevented the law from going into effect. That the request was denied says that a judge already determined that the plaintiffs don’t have standing and that the case is likely without merit. The reason the plaintiffs don’t have standing is that they were not harmed by the law going into effect. Additionally, as the plaintiffs know, religious groups were represented in the negotiations over the law and the final law does include so-called “religious protections.” The whole claim that religious gay-bashers were excluded from the law-making process is false. Any judge looking at this complaint document will of course realize that (in addition to knowing that the plaintiffs don’t have standing to bring this case). Cuomo’s office’s comment about the case is that the plaintiffs don’t know even the basics of the law. Cuomo’s office was correct.

  • Cam

    There are ALWAYS bigots and racists and other “Ists” that will get riled up whenever their bigotry is challanged.

    Remember after the schools were integrated, crowds of people lined up and were spitting at those few black students who were integrating the schools…… does history now judge those people? It’s going to judge these anti-marriage protestors the same way.

  • tjr101

    Aww, just look at the little bigots holding their hateful signs. How cute, their parents must be proud.

  • greenmusic23f

    @Erik: Oh, but when it’s THEir cause it’s anything goes because THEY ARE RIGHT!!! <——–Sarcasm alert.

  • Christine Boyd

    I cant help but abhor the parents of these kids. I do get their point of views as adults but to drag their kids into this issue is very disappointing. Geez, let them play.

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