New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms Files Lawsuit Against New York in Aftermath of Gay Marriage Legalization

New York legalized gay marriage in June and the law went into effect on Sunday.  Same-sex couples married in that state for the first time and while it was a celebrated event for many, backlash came yet again, this time in the form of a lawsuit. New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, a group founded by pastors, targeted the State of new York in lawsuit seeking to void the Marriage Equality Act  to be declared void by virtue of violations of the state’s Open Meetings Laws and the constitutional provision that dictates when the governor can issue a “message of necessity.”

Read:   Suit Seeks to Block New York’s Same-Sex Marriage Law   [Wall Street Journal]

Read:  Lawsuit Taking Aim at New York Marriage Equality “Is Without Merit,” Cuomo Spokesman Says

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copyright 2011 Irene C. Olszewski

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