New York’s highest court rules that New Paltz Mayor Jason West, who married same-sex couples in violation of the law, must face trial on 24 misdemeanor counts. West’s attorney: “Mayor West made a judgment that denying same-sex couples the right to marry was unconstitutional. If he is wrong about that judgment, of course he will stand trial and we’ll pay whatever penalty and he’s prepared to do so. I just urged the courts before they send a popular mayor to trial that they should decide if he was right or wrong.”
Microsoft breaking off relationship with Ralph Reed, though company’s ties to conservatives linked to money and faith-based politics continue…
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