19 Aug '11, 9pm

Gay Marriage Stance May Effect New York Special Election

Gay Marriage Stance May Effect New York Special Election

Polling in the New York special election race to fill former Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner’s vacant House seat has shown a surprisingly tight race. Some say it is the effect of Republican Bob Turner’s endorsements by previous New York Mayors Rudy Giuliani, a Republican, and Ed Koch, a Democrat. Koch based his support of Turner, an Irish Catholic, over Democrat David Weprin, an Orthodox Jew, claiming that electing Turner would send a message to President Barack Obama regarding his policies on Israel, and encouraged others of the conservative and Orthodox Jewish face to vote Turner in September. But David Weprin’s soft support in the Orthodox Jewish community may have less to do with Koch’s recommendation to stick one to Obama and more to do with the candidate’s open and vocal support of gay marriage. Via City Hall News : Insiders say Assemblyman David Weprin, runnin...

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