Tag Archives: Andrew Cuomo

NEW YORK: State Appeals Court Rejects Bid To Overturn Same-Sex Marriage

Today New York’s hate groups hit the end of their miserable, bigoted road. New York’s top court has declined to hear an appeal from a Monroe County-based group that sought to overturn the state’s law allowing same-sex marriage. The state Court of Appeals announced its decision Tuesday. New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, a conservative group opposed to same-sex unions, filed …

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NY Sen. Ruben Diaz: Cuomo Is A Traitor For Endorsing Pro-Gay Republicans

“Governor Andrew Cuomo publicly endorsed Republican Senator Stephen Saland against his Democratic opponent. Governor Cuomo claims that he did so because Senator Saland voted to legalize gay marriage in New York State. How many Democrats in New York State are stepping up to criticize our fearless leader as he breaks rank to endorse a Republican opponent for State Senate? I’ll …

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New York Loves Slots

Confounding its many critics, New York City’s lone gambling palace, the Aqueduct “racino” in Queens, is blowing away national records. The Aqueduct opened last fall after being championed by Gov. Cuomo, who has vowed to bring full-on casinos to town. The Resorts World racino at Aqueduct is now tops in the nation in slot machine revenue, generating $57.5 million during …

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NEW YORK: Governor Cuomo To Push For Decriminalization Of Marijuana

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will today ask the state legislature to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The move is meant to thwart the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy, which has been shown to overwhelmingly target black and Latino men. Reducing the impact of the Bloomberg administration’s stop-and-frisk policy has been a top priority of lawmakers from minority neighborhoods, …

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New York To Collect DNA From Felons AND Those Convicted Of Misdemeanors

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature have agreed to expand the mandatory collection of DNA samples to include both felons AND those convicted of misdemeanors. New York will be the first and only state to demand such samples from those convicted of petty crimes. The bill Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to sign passed overnight Wednesday in the …

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NY Sen. Ruben Diaz Denounces Cuomo And Bloomberg As Sinning Fornicators

NY Sen. Ruben Diaz is denouncing Gov. Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg as sinning fornicators who are setting evil examples for all of the state. “I, for my part, don’t want to offend anyone, but the Bible, the word of God; calls it fornication to live as husband and wife without having made this union a wedding officially …

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Brian Brownshirt: Elite Hollywood Liberals Paid Cuomo To Impose Gay Marriage

“Okay, so at least now we know why Andrew Cuomo did it. A guy living with his girlfriend in the governor’s mansion naturally thinks it’s no big deal to twist arms and break rules and ride roughshod over voters in his rush to redefine marriage, not when he can cash in on the proceeds and ride that gravy train to …

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Cuomo Calls For Gay Marriage Everywhere

As last night’s annual fall gala for the Empire State Pride Agenda, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for all states to legalize same-sex marriage. Shifting his sights beyond New York in a way he has not done before, Mr. Cuomo demanded that the federal Defense of Marriage Act be repealed. His voice rising in intensity as he spoke, he …

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Archdiocese Of New York: Help! We’re Being Oppressed! By Gov. Cuomo!

The Catholic Archdiocese of New York is piling on Gov. Cuomo, who earned the ire of hate groups by declaring that opposition to civil rights is “anti-American.” From their blog: I have been warning for some time about the intolerance that we are likely to face from the forces of “tolerance” who backed the bill legalizing same-sex “marriage” here in …

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Hypocrite Of The Day – Rev. Jason McGuire

Rev. Jason McGuire, who calls marriage equality supporters “of Satan,” wants NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo to apologize for saying that it’s “un-American” to oppose civil rights. McGuire said he was offended by the comments. ”It is one thing to disagree on an issue of public policy, but it is quite another to question the patriotism of 150 million (or more) …

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo & GOP Sen. James Alesi Talk Marriage At The New York Times

This afternoon I attended a forum titled “Same-Sex Marriage: The Road To Passage In New York State” where Gov. Andrew Cuomo, NYC Speaker Christine Quinn, and GOP state Sen. James Alesi shared their marriage equality battle stories to a room packed with LGBT journalists and activists. The event was held at the NYT headquarters and was sponsored by their GLBT …

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Payback Is A Rich (Donor)

Politico’s Ben Smith reports: With same-sex marriage legal in the state in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is reaping the political rewards: A source emails over an invitation to a $12,500 per person “intimate evening” fundraiser on Sept. 21 with Cuomo. It will be hosted by medical-supply heir Jon Stryker, who is probably the biggest donor to gay causes in …

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NEW YORK: Cuomo Orders Complete MTA Shutdown At Noon Tomorrow, Bloomberg Calls For Mandatory Zone A Evacuation

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered the complete shutdown of mass transit beginning at noon tomorrow. He also activated the state National Guard. The Metropolitan Transit Authority, which provides transit services to New York City and its suburbs, will institute a system-wide shutdown starting after the final runs around noon on Saturday. The shutdown includes subways, buses, Long Island …

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NOM Staffer Explains Why NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Should Be Denied Communion

Thomas Peters is the NOM staffer who embarrassed himself by posting a preemptive National Review article declaring that same-sex marriage had been defeated in New York. He’s also the son of the Vatican adviser who earlier this week called for Gov. Cuomo to be denied Holy Communion. Yesterday the younger Peters appeared on a Catholic news program to explain why. …

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Vatican Adviser: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Should Be Denied Communion

One day after World Net Daily called for NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s arrest for supporting same-sex marriage, a top Vatican adviser has declared that Cuomo should be denied Holy Communion. A senior adviser to the Vatican, who is a theology professor in Detroit, blasted the Catholic governor of New York for his strong backing of same-sex marriage, saying that he …

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World Net Daily: Arrest Cuomo

Right Wing Watch reports that World Net Daily has published an editorial calling for the arrest of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and others that supported the “unconstitutional act” of legalizing same-sex marriage. The editorial has a byline from Dr. Ted Beahr, noted vicious homophobe and Christianist film critic. With regard to the illegal action of the New York state …

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At NYC Pride 2011

By far the most popular person at yesterday’s parade was Gov. Andrew Cuomo, whose team had distributed thousands of placards reading “Promise kept! Thank you, Governor!” Hit this Gothamist link for lots more photos from the day.

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Cuomo Signs NY Marriage Bill

Homotastic nuptials may commence in exactly thirty days.

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