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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: TMA62
The apostacy and end time as described in the New Testament is being played out before us

You are spot on FRiend and preaching to the choir here, at least to me..:=)

51 posted on 06/24/2011 8:31:18 PM PDT by PROCON (Don't even get me started on man-made globalwarming!)
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To: greene66

Ya know it is very easy to tap out words in this type of a forum...should not professing conservatives be conservative in our words? I have two wonderful children living and working in New York and you have just smirked at the possibility of their deaths in a nuclear blast.


52 posted on 06/24/2011 8:31:49 PM PDT by reflecting
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To: reflecting

They need to leave. Whatever the cost. Seriously.


53 posted on 06/24/2011 8:33:41 PM PDT by fwdude (Prosser wins, Goonions lose.)
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To: TMA62
If I recall correctly, NY was one of the first states to legalize abortion.

Did it exactly the same way: 11th hour, "Catholic" legislators crying that they had no compassionate alternative, etc.

54 posted on 06/24/2011 8:34:27 PM PDT by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: PROCON

2012 will also be RINO season.


55 posted on 06/24/2011 8:34:50 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (A Movement that does not move cannot call itself a Movement.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Speaking as an Illinois Resident, Illinois and New York Republicans are the same. We just had several Illinois Republicans vote for Civil Unions, Education Fund for Illegal Aliens, and a Casino for Chicago.


56 posted on 06/24/2011 8:36:21 PM PDT by Steelers6
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To: fwdude

God has His people everywhere. We are sent into the world to be a light.


57 posted on 06/24/2011 8:37:47 PM PDT by reflecting
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To: OldNewYork

Alesi
Grisanti
McDonald
Saland

Goodbye.

Goodbye Alesi; goodbye Grisanti; goodbye McDonald; and goodbye Saland.


58 posted on 06/24/2011 8:39:02 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: PROCON
Southern Democrats are already crowing on websites about the GOP and how they don't stand for family values and are hypocrites.
59 posted on 06/24/2011 8:39:24 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: reflecting
You can be light by fleeing evil. Think what a powerful witness that would be if all those who feared God left New York en mass? It might start a revival.

We can preach God's word by methods other than the more obvious, popular ones.

60 posted on 06/24/2011 8:41:41 PM PDT by fwdude (Prosser wins, Goonions lose.)
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To: PROCON

According to a study—see http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/29/us/29sfmetro.htm—fully 50 percent of gay couples in committed relationships cheat with their partner’s knowledge and approval.

So let’s say some gay guy gets married and later wants to divorce and cites the infidelity of his partner. The cheating partner hires some hotshot gay attorney to say that promiscuity in gay marriage is “cultural.” Some radical judge agrees. Soon, straights demand the same “rights” as gays to cheat on their partner.

Where will that leave us? With women raising kids on their own and many men fooling around without any legal consequences. The gays celebrate “the new openness.” Sure, the kids get screwed, but that’s what gays want, both figuratively and literally.


61 posted on 06/24/2011 8:42:35 PM PDT by Our man in washington
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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.

And that really makes us look bad...what can we do except vote 'em out!

Worked in 1980!

But we don't have a Ronald Reagan...:=(

62 posted on 06/24/2011 8:43:12 PM PDT by PROCON (Don't even get me started on man-made globalwarming!)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Churches EVERYWHERE need to get the word out immediately, it is somewhat late now, but better late than never. “We perform Holy Matrimony Ceremonies Only”.

Any Christian businesses should do the same. It is more than just advisable, it is warranted!


63 posted on 06/24/2011 8:43:14 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: HiTech RedNeck
"Illinois Republicans have more backbone than this. . ."

Wait a minute, there are Republicans in Illinois?

I guess if you are a Republican in Illinois then you do have considerable backbone. BTW who is he/she? . . . really. . not kidding!

64 posted on 06/24/2011 8:44:34 PM PDT by ArchAngel1983 (Arch Angel- on guard / Still Think You're Free?)
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To: PROCON

So hey - I bet they will move to New York in droves. That’s not such a bad thing from my perspective.


65 posted on 06/24/2011 8:44:36 PM PDT by MarMema (chains we can believe in)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Yup, believe it.

I have no clue why these white liberals are so obsessed with FAGGOTRY, and I don’t want to know.


66 posted on 06/24/2011 8:45:40 PM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

There have been a lot of suits filed, and cases where protests have been done, in Christian Churches though.


67 posted on 06/24/2011 8:45:51 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: PROCON

Doesn’t mean I have to respect such a “marriage” one iota. They can pretend all they want to that they’re married, but that don’t make it so. If NYS decided that humans could marry chimpanzees (too late for Jocko, I’m afraid), would that really make a human-chimp “marriage” real? I don’t think so.


68 posted on 06/24/2011 8:47:31 PM PDT by Oceander (The phrase "good enough for government work" is not meant as a compliment)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Another objection from the Church, is they are forced by law to allow gays to work at the churches and interfere with Catholic adoption services. It goes far beyond marriage. Just as we have seen in MA.


69 posted on 06/24/2011 8:48:01 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: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Is that the Diedrich Bader Batman?


71 posted on 06/24/2011 8:50:31 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: reflecting

Well, if you don’t appreciate my little imaginary musing ‘as is,’ then perhaps I’ll add a little imaginary grace period for all the remaining decent folks to safely evacuate. Does that make it any more palatable?

Because, truthfully, after this vote, I don’t give one single, solitary iota of concern for the survival of New York. It can burn in blazes, and I will react by grinning from ear to ear. It’s no longer a state, but a damned cancer.


72 posted on 06/24/2011 8:51:01 PM PDT by greene66
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To: PROCON

...does this mean gay New Yorkers are going to start voting Republican?


73 posted on 06/24/2011 8:51:18 PM PDT by Tzimisce (Never forget that the American Revolution began when the British tried to disarm the colonists.)
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To: Cheerio; xzins; wagglebee
Making perversion legal - the end of a once great Republic.

Perversion has always been legal. This sanctions it as being the same as a traditional marriage.

In essence it is not the making of a perversion legal so much as it is the destruction of the foundation of our Republic.

I am sad that I am giving my grandchildren a different country than the one I grew up in.

May God have mercy on our nation. God knows we need it.

74 posted on 06/24/2011 8:53:08 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Rastus
Not certain; found it on ICanHazCheeseburger. (Looks like he's being nabbed by one of Poison Ivy's plants, to me... but: that's just a guess, obviously.) ;)
75 posted on 06/24/2011 8:53:20 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle ("If you're not fiscally AND socially conservative, you're not conservative!" - Jim Robinson, 9-1-10)
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To: Our man in washington

I suppose it shouldn’t come as a surprise that some people would call a situation that is definitely non-monogamous “monogamy” when many of these same people insist a practice is normal, natural and healthy even though it violates the obvious function and use of body parts, takes place in only 2.9% of the population, and involves higher risks of health threats like AIDS, STDs, hepatitis, depression, substance abuse, suicide and domestic violence.

It also shouldn’t be a surprise that people who would redefine marriage—something obviously between a man and a woman—to encompass two men or two women, would also define monogamy as including relationships with third, fourth, fifth or whatever parties.

This article is obviously not a good standard for reinforcing the obvious immorality and unhealthiness of homosexual relationships, since it takes a decidedly nonjudgmental tone throughout, but the momentary glimpses of the reality of homosexual relationships is enlightening.

Mention is made also of another source pointing to the low rate of monogamy in homosexual relationships:

http://www.dakotavoice.com/2008/09/definition-of-monogamy-very-loose-in.html


76 posted on 06/24/2011 8:53:37 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: PROCON
New York must be in great shape since this is the most important issue they have to deal with. s/
78 posted on 06/24/2011 8:55:31 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Those who trade land for peace will end up with neither one.)
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To: Tzimisce
...does this mean gay New Yorkers are going to start voting Republican?

No sarcasm tag needed!

79 posted on 06/24/2011 8:56:20 PM PDT by PROCON (Don't even get me started on man-made globalwarming!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Justices of the peace won’t have a conscientious objection capability

Whats the saying, if you don't use it you lose it.

I don't think government can force anyone to do anything against their conscience when it comes to morality and practicing religion. Individual religious conviction is only as strong and as serious as the individual having it makes it.

80 posted on 06/24/2011 8:57:12 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: F15Eagle

Here’s the shortest verse which could easily be at this news of the night...

“Jesus wept”......I rather think He’s been doing so over this nation for a very long time now and is soon to be beyond the weeping point to judgement.

I am fearful the riders are preparing to mount their horses....delayed only until the appointed time.


82 posted on 06/24/2011 8:58:15 PM PDT by caww
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Has any culture in history ever recognized homosexual marriage?

No.

83 posted on 06/24/2011 8:58:19 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: rsquare

You have nothing to believe.


85 posted on 06/24/2011 9:00:28 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: Dilbert San Diego
There have been very real fears that religious organizations will be sued with the legalization of homosexual marriage.

This is going to happen no matter what. These people don't just want you to tolerate their deviant lifestyle, they want to force you to accept it.

87 posted on 06/24/2011 9:01:46 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: CommieCutter

I’d much rather they go back into their closets. Their PDA’S are sickening and disgusting to say the least...it’s perversion on the street corner and needs to go back inside the privacy of their homes.


88 posted on 06/24/2011 9:02:01 PM PDT by caww
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To: rsquare
LMAO.

Bye bye leftist.

89 posted on 06/24/2011 9:02:19 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

When the sun comes up tomorrow...

NY is still broke.

And there are still hundreds of Federal benefits and tax laws that are only available to a man and wife.

But the social engineering and liberal culture control won a victory. Let them party and wake up next to Rosie O’Donnell with a hangover tomorrow.


90 posted on 06/24/2011 9:02:51 PM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (Beware of the Socialist Government-Academia Grant Junkie-Rich "non-profit"-Liberal Media Complex)
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To: eyedigress

It’s posting history says it’s a troll.


91 posted on 06/24/2011 9:03:14 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: DBeers

Is your name Muhammed M. Muhammed?


92 posted on 06/24/2011 9:03:51 PM PDT by rsquare (is it 2012 yet?)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

When the sun comes up tomorrow...

NY is still broke.

And there are still hundreds of Federal benefits and tax laws that are only available to a man and wife.

But the social engineering and liberal culture control won a victory. Let them party and wake up next to Rosie O’Donnell with a hangover tomorrow.


93 posted on 06/24/2011 9:04:14 PM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (Beware of the Socialist Government-Academia Grant Junkie-Rich "non-profit"-Liberal Media Complex)
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To: rsquare

Marry me!


94 posted on 06/24/2011 9:04:30 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: little jeremiah

That stupid post alone said it all.


95 posted on 06/24/2011 9:04:45 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: PROCON; TMA62; fwdude

I don’t want to make this a religious debate or anything, but do not give up hope. Christian influence over our culture may be ebbing right now, but that tide may turn as it has done in the past (Great Awakening and Reformation style).


96 posted on 06/24/2011 9:05:15 PM PDT by RecoveringPaulisto
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To: Dilbert San Diego
Has any culture in history ever recognized homosexual marriage? Until recent years?

Sodom and Gomorrah.....God destroyed them with fire and brimstone...we're next.... or as Billy Grahm once said,...

"If God doesn't judge us he's going to have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah".

97 posted on 06/24/2011 9:05:47 PM PDT by caww
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To: greene66

slightly better.


99 posted on 06/24/2011 9:06:23 PM PDT by reflecting
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To: eyedigress

You are correct. As soon as they drag Taliban into it.


100 posted on 06/24/2011 9:06:29 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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