Bronx Democratic Senator and leading same-sex marriage opponent Ruben Diaz, Sr is out with a release today urging the Gov. Andrew Cuomo to give up his legislative push for marriage equality and put the issue before the voters instead.
“Governor Andrew Cuomo has threatened the New York State Legislature that if we do not pass Read More
Photograph of (left to right) Mary Pratys(?), May Tobin, and Joyce Michaelian holding paper fans printed with “Rockefeller for Governor” at the GOP convention in Rochester, NY. (James Nevins Cite asCourtesy of the Westchester County Archives)
Same-Sex Marriage: Christine Quinn said at least one prior No vote will be a Yes vote. Read More
Mayor Bloomberg joins the cast of Glee to celebrate the final episodes of their second season. April 25, 2011 (Photo Credit: Spencer T Tucker)
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2012: Disturbing, decades-old allegations against Rep. Grimm Read More
Same-sex marriage advocates, who have been coordinating their efforts with Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo, announced they’re bringing their Republican counterparts into the fold.
“We are thrilled to have Log Cabin Republicans join the coalition” said Brian Ellner of the Human Rights Campaign.
What impact they will have on Republicans–many of whom voted Read More
2012: ” I’m not playing games. I am totally serious,” says Trump. [Neil King Jr.]
2012: Unnamed NBC executive quoted saying station thinks Trump is bluffing. [Adam Caparel]
2012: Trump measuring the curtains. Or something like that. [Carl Campanile]
Bloomberg’s Campaign: New one on file with Read More
I’ve noted before the different approaches same-sex marriage advocates have taken in their latest push before Cuomo’s June deadline.
The Human Rights Campaign has stayed pretty positive with their onslaught of videos featuring recognizable (celebrities?) people. But their latest video features actor Sam Waterston, who injects some tough talk (albeit, with rosy Read More
Executive Pay: New York tops the list. [Stateline.org]
Police Scandal: “Police Headquarters and City Hall, where officials are preparing for a police scandal the likes of which the city has not felt in decades.” [Murray Weiss]
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Same-sex marriage advocates recently protested outside Governor Cuomo’s midtown office. As Nick Confessore noted about another recent marriage protest, the target of their rage is somewhat unclear, since Cuomo supports same-sex marriage, and wants to sign it into law by June.
As they say, with friends like these…
Taking Read More
HRC speaks to the law-and-order crowd with thier latest video, featuring Bill Bratton, the former NYPD Commissioner, and his wife.
“Marriage equality, under the law, will make families safer and stronger,” he says. Read More