Critics of New York State’s recent bill legalizing same-sex marriage have been arguing that the State Senate violated its own procedural rules when they voted on it last month.
Most of their complaints are tenuous at best (yes the bill didn’t age for three days as required by rules, but that’s because Cuomo signed an “order of necessity” so, it’s legit). But the complaints give critics of the bill a foothold on the public perception battle over which side was acting on behalf of “the people.”
In an interview with the major Jewish news organization, Vos is Neias, Democratic congressional candidate David Weprin agreed with the outlet’s assertion that that some violations may have taken place in the State Senate and that the matter deserved some type of investigation.
Weprin is running in the 9th congressional district, where there is a sizable Orthodox Jewish constituency which opposes same-sex marriage. His opponent, Republican businessman Bob Turner, has already called attention to this issue. Read More