NOM Gloats About Victory In New York Before A Vote Is Even Scheduled
June 22, 2011 3:07 pm ET by Equality Matters staff
Thomas Peters, Cultural Director at the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), is pretty happy about the outcome of the fight over marriage equality in New York. On Wednesday morning, he wrote a piece for National Review Online (NRO) congratulating anti-gay conservatives for killing the bill and defeating “one of Governor Cuomo’s top priorities”:
[National Review Online, accessed 6/22/11]
There was (at least) one problem with his post, though: the New York Senate still hadn’t voted on the bill. In fact, the Senate hadn’t even scheduled a vote on the bill as of Wednesday morning. As it stood, the marriage equality bill remained one Senate vote away from passing.
Pretty presumptuous of NOM, and pretty embarrassing for NRO, which apparently doesn’t even scan the titles of its posts before publishing them.