Ok then why do we need the state to recognize marriage at all? I really would love to see people support the end of the state getting involved in marriage which also exterminates all benefits that come with marriage, but it will be a cold day in hell before that will happen."God established marriage and I don't think the state has a right to redefine it," McGuire said.
HmmmmRepublican leader Dean Skelos has released his members to vote as they see fit, freeing them from the usual bloc voting. Van Capelle of the Pride Agenda called Skelos a "genuine, honest partner in this struggle," a switch from previous years when Senate Republicans, then in the majority, killed the measure.
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