Bishop Gene Robinson Slaps Down Marriage Equality Haters In New Hampshire | A small group of anti-gay activists protested in favor of repealing New Hampshire’s 2009 same-sex marriage law in front of the capitol yesterday and described gay unions as “unnatural and incapable of sustaining the human species.” “Do you think it’s time to move on? I think it’s time to move back. Back to the true meaning of marriage,” State Rep. David Bates (R) told the crowd. But counter protesters, including Bishop Gene Robinson, pushed back against that message. “You’re not hearing any stories about any clergy person, any congregation, any denomination, any person of faith suffering any ill effects from marriage equality here in New Hampshire,” he said. Robinson is the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop in New Hampshire. Watch it:
A new WMUR/University of New Hampshire Survey Center poll released yesterday “found that 59 percent of respondents oppose” repealing marriage equality.