Video: Local News on Christian Farmer Not Exempt From New York's SSM Law


WNYT-TV airs a segment on the case of the farm owners in New York that are being sued by a lesbian couple after the owners respectfully told them they did not want their farm to be the site of their same-sex ceremony. The report admits that the fate of the farm owners's plea is in the hands of a Judge now.

Remember how we were promised no one who did not want to be involved with same-sex weddings would be forced to? The lesbian couple is demanding an apology and for the farm owners to change their private policy regarding same-sex ceremonies:

[You can view the TV segment here.]

Two New York women who say they were turned away from a potential wedding site because they are lesbians have filed a discrimination complaint.

Advocates say the complaint filed with the state Division of Human Rights is among the first of its kind since New York legalized same-sex weddings last year.

Melisa Erwin and Jennie McCarthy, of Albany, say they filed the complaint Oct. 11 after Liberty Ridge Farm told them they could not use the site for their wedding next summer. -- The Blaze