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09/02/2008

'A Lie in Defiance of Fun' suffers NY blow

by Jeremy Hooper

The Alliance Defense Fund has been dealt a loss today in our home state. Despite the notoriously anti-gay legal beagle's efforts to derail progression in the Empire State, a Bronx Supreme Court justice ruled today that Gov. David Paterson was totally consistent with New York law when he issued his directive demanding that the state recognize same-sex unions performed in other jurisdictions:

Same-sex marriage directive upheld in state court [Press&Sun]

It remains to be seen what step the ADF will next take to prevent NY gays from returning home with a legal marriage certificate in hand. Though it's shocking to us just how easily we can imagine the words "vigilante-installed border fence complete with armed guards" coming out of their mouths.

**Surprise, surprise
: The ADF has announced plans to appeal. THEN comes the border fence.

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April is a LONG way off. At least, so far, you guys will be okay. Hope all goes well.
I like they way they just get more strident and so few are listening.

Posted by: LOrion | Sep 2, 2008 11:52:24 PM

Love the title.

Posted by: Za | Sep 3, 2008 1:11:59 AM

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