She also wants a federal judge to determine, once and for all, 'is homosexuality a sin, or not a sin?'
The church's pastor says he's merely quoting the Bible, and adds that 'people who deserve not to live' shouldn't have access to marriage.
A 16-year employee of a relief organization is the target of an attack by a homophobic group.
Respondents favor religious freedom but aren't so sure businesses should be allowed to turn LGBT customers away.
The pope's exaltation of opposite-sex marriage came a day after the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on extending marriage rights to same-sex couples.
With bipartisan support, there is hope that it will now pass in the NY State Senate