Friday, September 14, 2007

Morning Sweep

An editorial in the Ithaca Journal applauds Comptroller DiNapoli’s decision to respect all valid out-of-state marriages between same-sex couples and calls upon the leadership in Albany to make marriage available for same-sex couples right here in New York. The paper states that the status quo is “a system of unfairness, something New York shouldn’t be proud of.”

Rochester's Police Chief has announced that several police officers are facing multiple counts of misconduct in the way they handled a reported June 1 hate crime attack.

The NYT reports that Garden State Equality is threatening a lawsuit over the August 30 decision by Evesham Township school district to pull the film “That’s a Family!” that shows different forms families can take. The controversy is about an appearance in the film of a student who introduces his two dads.

The Daily News has endorsed Karen Yellen over anti-gay Noach Dear in next Tuesday’s primary for the Civil Court, 5th District (Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Borough Park, Sunset Park).

HRC has opened an office in New Hampshire for the Presidential Primary elections.

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