Discrepancies surrounding Cheney case remain. Scientific ballistics test alleges Cheney was much closer to Whittington than he admitted. Also, the only publicly available report on the shooting is “wrong, by all accounts,” according to Newsday: “It shows Whittington hit on the left side of his face, neck and chest when Cheney, the Kennedy County Sheriff’s office and the report itself say the wounds were on the right side.”
After figure skater Johnny Weir dropped from contention yesterday, a news reporter asked him about a Tribune poll which had been taken in response to Rudy Galindo’s calls to hound Weir about his sexuality. Weir’s response: “I think it’s funny that people care. I don’t have a problem [with] people saying anything. People could be saying, ‘Let’s poll about Bode Miller, let’s poll Michelle Kwan being a lesbian [or not].’ Something like that. And it’s not a big deal. Who I sleep with doesn’t affect what I’m doing on the ice or what I’m doing in a press conference.” As far as the poll results went, approximately 93% of respondents said they didn’t care about Weir’s sexual orientation.
New York State court rejects argument that the state’s marriage laws are unconstitutional. Case heads to Court of Appeals