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NY Legislature legalizes gay marriage
AP ^ | June 24, 2011 | MICHAEL GORMLEY

Posted on 06/24/2011 8:06:12 PM PDT by PROCON

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gay marriage will become legal in New York state after the Republican-led state Senate voted to approve it. Advocates are calling it a historic step as New York stands to become the sixth but by far the largest state to legalize same-sex marriage.

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo lobbied hard for the bill and has promised to sign it.

The Senate vote is viewed as a major gain in an effort to allow gay marriage nationally.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; marriage; newyork; obama2012; rainbows; rinos; samesexmarriage
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To: P-Marlowe

Excellent read, basically you said what I tried to say. Very Good!

X in your name was good as well :)


301 posted on 06/25/2011 11:12:53 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN OR BUST....Bachmann no thanks)
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To: jonjen
You forget, Jonjon, that the Spirit of Christ wrote all the Scriptures, did He not? Remember that the Trinity is in full agreement on all things.

Christ Himself said this, “at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ 5 and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’? 6 So they are no longer two, but one flesh."

Jesus pointed out that the action is between MALE & FEMALE. Sex/Marriage is obviously NOT for just any human partnerships.

We already know of the other passages in the Bible where homosexuality is condemned. Jesus obviously approves of ALL these Scriptures.

302 posted on 06/25/2011 11:14:14 AM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: The Mayor; All

Will there be ANY challenge to this? Can anyone challenge in reality? What about “judge shopping” like the Hussein cultists do regularly?


303 posted on 06/25/2011 11:14:23 AM PDT by Recovering_Democrat
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To: The Mayor

The Canadian side of the Falls is the only place to be. Friendly folks, great good and lots to see.


304 posted on 06/25/2011 11:14:49 AM PDT by animal172 (Does anyone even remember the USA of old?)
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To: animal172

Agreed!


306 posted on 06/25/2011 11:20:53 AM PDT by The Mayor (We can face any fear when we know the Lord is with us.)
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To: jonjen; tflabo; Friendofgeorge
So I’m not sure what point is made by comparing our times with theirs.

I'm sure the people of Sodom were saying the same things about their perversions... right before the fire came down from the sky to correct them of their folly.

Homosexuality is a cancer upon a society.

Paul the Apostle warned the church and the world about what happens when people engage in homosexual acts. God gives them up to their lusts. If you are a homosexual and you do not feel guilt about it, then God may have given you up to your lusts.

When God gives you up to your lusts, you are in a very bad state.

Are you a homosexual?

If so, do you feel guilty? Or has God turned you over to your lusts?

If you want to know how God feels about homosexuality, just read the first chapter of Romans. Read it again and again until it sinks in.

307 posted on 06/25/2011 11:24:04 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: amishman

Marcellous Shale has jobs all over the place in Pa. and within the communities where they are working. Everybody wins in this. Concervative Nyorkers come on down! Room for all here who abide by our consititution. Just don’t go into the major cities...they are blue.


308 posted on 06/25/2011 11:28:56 AM PDT by caww
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To: Recovering_Democrat

I have a call in to a friend that is a great Lawyer. Last year we filed a lawsuit to get the senate back to work. It actually worked but was taken to court by DiNapoli so the effects of our suit was lost. I say that just to give you an idea where he comes from, we like to go after politicos.

I know the pressure is increasing on me to take out Grisanti but the damage is done now. What I am doing with our TEA Party group is, do not show up at any of his functions to attend, show up to protest with signs calling him a liar, etc....


309 posted on 06/25/2011 11:31:08 AM PDT by The Mayor (We can face any fear when we know the Lord is with us.)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

“A central task of genuine compassion is telling the truth, and the Bible reveals a true message we must convey. Those seeking to contort and subvert the Bible’s message are NOT responding to homosexuals with compassion. To lie is never compassionate...... their lie leads unto death.”

Too many Christians ,and those not, who are opposed to the homosexual agenda are afraid to take a stand. But stand we must as we all have a responsibility to the truth regardless if it steps on the sensitivites of those who would rather we appease thier sinful nature....Christ spoke against the behavior clearly...but more importantly He spoke of marriage as between a man and a woman and designed it as so from the beginning.....

“He created the mystic, the charm, the complimentary nature of woman kind in a way to make possible for her to meet his emotional needs that God Himself put firmly in her. ...outside of himself, from himself, IN HER in that complimentariness.”.....Ravi Zacharius


311 posted on 06/25/2011 11:43:34 AM PDT by caww
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To: animal172

Gay marriage has been legal on the Canadian side of the falls (i.e. Ontario) since 2003 and legal in all of Canada since 2005 when Alberta, PEI, and Northwest Territories and Nunavut were forced into it by the marriage act passed by the federal gov’t of Canad.


312 posted on 06/25/2011 11:46:35 AM PDT by alphadoggie
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To: P-Marlowe

Thanks for posting your response to him. Excellant and certainly to the point.

Some, who are Christians, ‘claim’ to have a disposition for homosexuality but they do resist for the sake of Christ...and trust him for that resistance. It is no different than married men who daily are tempted to break their sacred bond to their wifes. They choose to remain faithful to that commitment to Christ and to their wifes.

Homosexuals would rather not battle their inner war and instead demand an acceptance of it in order to relieve them of their stuggle and shame. That is not how God works.


313 posted on 06/25/2011 11:53:46 AM PDT by caww
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To: MARKUSPRIME

Please do not re-post any Freepmails from anyone. If you have a concern, hit the abuse button and let us know. Thanks.


314 posted on 06/25/2011 12:06:34 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: caww
Thanks for posting your response to him. Excellant and certainly to the point.

The mods just deleted it.

315 posted on 06/25/2011 12:12:39 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: P-Marlowe

Re-posting anything from the troll only encourages more. Please do not re-post any Freepmail from anyone. Thanks.


316 posted on 06/25/2011 12:13:33 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Admin Moderator

Can I repost my response without posting his unsolicited freep mail?


317 posted on 06/25/2011 12:15:30 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: P-Marlowe

Well, I suspect the mods are trying to clear out his trail which seems to have infilitrated more than one thread...including the Freep-mail.. some poster linked my Freep-mail as a gay supporter.... likely by mistake but I won’t be using it until this gay guys stuff is fully off the site.


318 posted on 06/25/2011 12:19:33 PM PDT by caww
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To: PROCON

isn’t this a “state issue” let NY decide (rightfully or wrongfully) what they want to happen in their state


319 posted on 06/25/2011 12:23:47 PM PDT by jern
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To: VermiciousKnid

Living in another cesspool call MA, I share every one of your dreams, and plan to move as soon as we retire!!! We want to live in America, not in this sewer that thwarts the Constitution every chance it gets.


320 posted on 06/25/2011 12:27:17 PM PDT by gidget7 ("When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: EternalVigilance

I only made one post (#172) on this thread and got a "my posts are bigoted" spam mail. The coward wouldn't even post it in the open and has since earned the ZOT.

Regarding my post, there's nothing bigoted about running politicians (who don't follow their constituents wishes) out on a rail. Perhaps they need to look up the meaning of the word, and most likely are just a bunch of LIEberal DUmbass trolls who have nothing to do with a church or the Republican Party.

Since they wanted to yank my chain, I'll share my opinon on the subject of their spam message:

"Being gay" is nothing more than a self-destructive psychological behavior that goes against the Bible and nature, and anyone who supports their "union" has no place in the church or the GOP.

321 posted on 06/25/2011 12:30:53 PM PDT by RasterMaster (FU DUh-bama and the JACKASS you rode in on!)
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To: jern
isn’t this a “state issue” let NY decide (rightfully or wrongfully) what they want to happen in their state

If it affects entitlement to social security death benefits, then it is not merely a state issue. And if the other states are required to accept as legitimate the marriages performed in New York, then that has federal implications there as well.

322 posted on 06/25/2011 12:34:40 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Recovering_Democrat
our family was planning a trip to Niagra Falls. I’ve wanted to see it for a long time. But now, I am not going. If the state of New York is so hell bent on endorsing perversion, then it will not get my hard earned dollars. Maybe we’ll go to the Grand Canyon instead.

I've been to both places, and if I had to recommend one over the other, I'd choose the Grand Canyon.

323 posted on 06/25/2011 12:40:32 PM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Nickname
You believe 9/11 was an act of God?

God has His way of talking to us, I believe 9/11 was indeed one of those talks. But New Yorkers' hearts have grown cold, and this Legislative Act was their way of telling God "Screw you" and God will not be amused, so as they say in the Navy when rough seas are imminent, " standby for heavy rolls."

324 posted on 06/25/2011 12:40:35 PM PDT by whatisthetruth
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To: Mrs. Frogjerk
Cuomo needs to be excommunicated from the Catholic Church immediately! As do any other Catholics that took part in this. I won't hold my breath waiting for that to happen however!

That will never happen.

325 posted on 06/25/2011 12:43:55 PM PDT by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: vetvetdoug
Southern Democrats are already crowing on websites about the GOP and how they don't stand for family values and are hypocrites.

Screw them! They have zero room to talk if they still identify with a party that puts up an ineligible Marxist POS for the highest office in the land.

326 posted on 06/25/2011 12:44:46 PM PDT by Marathoner (577 days to go until the Marxist leaves office: Can we make it?)
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To: jonjen
"For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife."-- Jesus Christ

"For this reason", you ignorant reprobate, is the logical understanding that God made male and female, one with a penis and one with a vagina, to come together, be joined by God then continue society.

By disingenuously mocking God by thinking your arguments are clever in response to the forum poster, you further reap coals upon your head as well as revealing your grasp of Scripture as that of being an obnoxious perverted dumb-ass. I would examine your world view, grasp of the Scriptures and change your fixation on how you get your genitals off, ASAP.


328 posted on 06/25/2011 1:06:10 PM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: P-Marlowe
If it affects entitlement to social security death benefits, then it is not merely a state issue.

Married people get more benefits that single people? Why is that? Do they pay in more?

329 posted on 06/25/2011 1:13:49 PM PDT by Doe Eyes
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To: Doe Eyes
Married people get more benefits that single people? Why is that? Do they pay in more?

When the Titanic was sinking why was it women and children first on the lifeboats?

The answer to that question is the answer to your first question. Society has determined in the free marketplace of ideas and established by institution that it values marriage, family, children, and procreation and considers such worthy of promotion and privilege.

Homosexual sex is considered of no value by society. It may be tolerated in a free society; however, rewarding stupidity, delusion, self destruction, and death for the sake of being 'fair' is a leftist cause that destroys freedom and promotes the destruction of society.

"Do they pat in more?" is premised upon the leftist idea of 'fairness' where all things should be mandated by government equal in outcome. Homosexual adoption is as well all about being 'fair' to the idiots that choose not to procreate.

330 posted on 06/25/2011 1:28:38 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: Dr. Eckleburg

The one defecting Republican that gave Cuomo this gift is also RC


331 posted on 06/25/2011 1:31:44 PM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: LouAvul

This was a political deal..the defecting Rep got SUNY2020 passed in the exchange ..he Thinks that will save his butt ...not so


332 posted on 06/25/2011 1:34:21 PM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: Mouton

Must be a lot of real estate in hell-—otherwise extremely hot and cramped un-living quarters for the masses. Probably have NYC sewer rats on steroids down there too.


334 posted on 06/25/2011 1:41:36 PM PDT by tflabo
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To: PROCON
Now that NY has legalized Gay Marriage let's see how many show up. I expect there will be a spike of early participants and then the numbers will fade like they have in Massachusetts indicating the underlying number of Gay people is less than reported.

I doubt that the real numbers are any where near what is reported by academic papers. Gay advocates have every reason to make the Gay population appear as large as possible. From the Kinsey Report's laughable 10% figure to more "reasonable" 3.5%, the question should be asked, Is the researcher a homosexual advancing that cause?

336 posted on 06/25/2011 1:57:42 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: RnMomof7
“Now there is a man that has no clue about Christ”

Nor the law (Western foundation of NL promoting the logical revelation of Male-female relations), equal rights (Homosexuals were never denied to marry that of the opposite gender), entitlements (A fairytale, made-up from rainbows that are emitted from the bowels of Unicorns) and the unintended consequences that pragmatic whores in public office ignore.

337 posted on 06/25/2011 1:58:02 PM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians)
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To: jern

Flame-throwing NY Republican candidate Gov. Carl Paladino erupted again, declaring (10/10/2010) that being gay is “not the example that we should be showing our children.”

“I don’t want [children] brainwashed into thinking homosexuality is an equally valid and successful option - it isn’t,”

Unfortunately NYers elected the cHomo vermin instead.


338 posted on 06/25/2011 2:08:08 PM PDT by tflabo
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To: P-Marlowe
If it affects entitlement to social security death benefits, then it is not merely a state issue. And if the other states are required to accept as legitimate the marriages performed in New York, then that has federal implications there as well.
It's a state action but with national effects that are huge... as you point out.

It's a huge state. It's a huge change. It's a huge deal.

It will be seen, in years to come, as a huge part of the breakdown of our Republic.

339 posted on 06/25/2011 2:58:53 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: Dr. Eckleburg
"Another Roman Catholic doing his best to destroy this country."

This just in. Protestant President Barak Obama is destroying the country at twoce the rate of Protestant Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton combined. If not for the conservative Catholic members of the SCOTUS we would be completely screwed.

340 posted on 06/25/2011 3:31:12 PM PDT by Natural Law (For God so loved the world He did not send a book.)
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To: Natural Law

Could all these freaks of nature please go back into the “closet”? Please...


341 posted on 06/25/2011 3:48:15 PM PDT by hal ogen ( of Rights.)
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To: hal ogen

Not gonna happen. What’s gonna happen is them trying to lock us in a closet.


342 posted on 06/25/2011 3:58:23 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: PROCON

One of the handfuls of legislatures to pass such a measure. When the PUBLIC votes, they ALWAYS oppose it.

And just like the Lawrence v. Texas decision, the timing during gay “pride” month is suspicious.


343 posted on 06/25/2011 3:59:55 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ask Barack Obama this election if he believes Jesus Christ rose from the dead and walked among men.)
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To: eeriegeno
Wish there was a viable 3rd alternative...

Even so, it STILL wouldn't make a difference. The country has gone down the toilet and it aint comin back.

I am TOTALLY convinced that the only way out of all of this B.S. is for another civil war. That's it, period, end of story.

344 posted on 06/25/2011 4:14:02 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: DBeers

I suggested on a liberal board that the matter should be left to a vote of the people, rather than to politicians. I was attacked with statements about how marriage is not something “sacred” because of the current divorce rates, and that the people should not decide because if that were the case we would still have slavery and women would not be allowed to vote....Yes, the Titanic is sinking..


345 posted on 06/25/2011 4:28:47 PM PDT by Fu-fu2
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To: Friendofgeorge

I have always believed God has a great sense of humor, and that our humor comes from God. If he didn’t get a snikker out of that typo, then I’ve been wrong in my theory, and I’m in big trouble.
That’s as funny as the line from Rowan Atkinson in Four Weddings and a Funeral when he says “...in the name of The Father, The Son, and The Holy Spigot”!
God must have a sense of humor, look at the Platypus!


346 posted on 06/25/2011 5:02:47 PM PDT by rikkir (I had to show my college transcripts to get my job, why doesn't the imposter in chief have to?)
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To: PROCON
Whatever..the parts still don't fit in the right places. They are doing it wrong.
347 posted on 06/25/2011 5:33:00 PM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......? Embrace a ruler today.)
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To: Ransomed

37 states still have in their laws the right of either spouse to annul a marriage for failure to consummate. The reason? Marriage is for procreation, and if a spouse refuses to consummate, they are refusing to attempt at a minimal to fulfill the purpose of marriage.

We should stop playing footsie with these leftist tyrants. 37 states should be enough to pass an Amendment to the USC.


350 posted on 06/25/2011 6:03:47 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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