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NOM, Ruben Diaz call on flock to rally against marriage equality on Sunday

NOM, Ruben Diaz call on flock to rally against marriage equality on Sunday

The National Organization for Marriage and their BFF, New York state Senator, and Reverend, Ruben Diaz Sr., are calling upon their flock to rally against marriage equality on Sunday, the day New York state legalizes same-sex unions.

Brian Brown

If you live in—or anywhere near—New York, I hope you’ll bring the whole family out to join us this Sunday afternoon at 3pm. With simultaneous rallies in Buffalo, Rochester, Albany and Manhattan, we’ll put Governor Cuomo and the political establishment on notice that the same-sex marriage debate is far from over. […]

This Sunday, as the same-sex marriage law goes into effect, I urge you to join us as we launch a 4-year campaign to “Let the People Vote!”

Brian Brown, NOM President
Ruben Diaz

This Sunday a thousand people will demonstrate in midtown to let Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg know that even though the same-sex marriage law was approved by the legislature we will not be silenced!

In a city where teachers and public employees are being laid off, and fire houses are being closed for lack of funds, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has decided to spend city funds to have government offices open on a Sunday to perform same-sex weddings.

Having had this bad law passed, we should not retreat in fear the way the Apostles did in the days after the crucifixion and before the resurrected Christ came to reveal himself. Instead, we need to maintain the same drive that the Apostles had after the resurrected Lord filled them with the Spirit.

We have initiated a campaign requesting a referendum so that the 20 million citizens of New York State can vote on and decide whether or not they want same-sex marriage in New York or not. Let the people vote!

The “Let the People Vote” campaign is NOM’s four year plan to whore themselves for more donations in an attempt to overturn marriage equality in New York, which includes:

  • Elect pro-marriage majorities in November that will approve a marriage amendment in both the Assembly and Senate during the 2013 legislative session.
  • Protect anti-gay marriage candidates in 2014 elections, so that the amendment can be approved in the 2015 legislative session.
  • Successfully pass the ballot measure when it goes before voters in November 2015.

The NOM is assuming, of course, that they can be victorious at the ballot box four years from now in a state where support for marriage equality reached a record 58 percent in two independent polls this year.

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