2011-03-17 / Letters/Opinion

What's Your Opinion?

QUESTION: After attending a meeting on same-sex marriage legislation, Governor Cuomo said those couples deserve the right to join in civil marriage and it is “unfair to deny them the freedom to make this decision for themselves and their families.” Do you agree or disagree? Briefly explain.
Compiled by Bill O’Neill




“No, gay people shouldn't have the right. The Bible says same-sex marriage is wrong – and against the law. Adam for Eve and Eve for Adam – not Adam for Steve.” –Hillary Moore, East New York “No, gay people shouldn't have the right. The Bible says same-sex marriage is wrong – and against the law. Adam for Eve and Eve for Adam – not Adam for Steve.” –Hillary Moore, East New York

“I agree, because everybody has the right to be with whoever they want to be with – and not be judged by your gender. You can't tell people who they can be with.” –Janice Richardson, Spring Creek “I agree, because everybody has the right to be with whoever they want to be with – and not be judged by your gender. You can't tell people who they can be with.” –Janice Richardson, Spring Creek

“I disagree because same-sex marriage is looked upon negatively by both church and state. Look it up. Marriage is defined as a union between male and female – not a union between two men or two women.” –Christopher Colon, Sr., Bedford Stuyvesant “I disagree because same-sex marriage is looked upon negatively by both church and state. Look it up. Marriage is defined as a union between male and female – not a union between two men or two women.” –Christopher Colon, Sr., Bedford Stuyvesant

“Yes, of course gay people should have the right to civil marriage just like anybody else. You should have the right to marry anybody you want.” –Ariel Carter, Brownsville “Yes, of course gay people should have the right to civil marriage just like anybody else. You should have the right to marry anybody you want.” –Ariel Carter, Brownsville

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