Pop singer Lady Gaga on Thursday
rallied her 11 million Twitter army of followers to fight for a gay
marriage bill in New York.
“Attention Little Monsters URGENT,”
she messaged with a link to a
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) page urging proponents to voice their
support for the legislation. “Call your senators, and help
legalize Gay Marriage in NY TODAY. Justice.”
Moments later she tweeted the link a
second time: “[E]nter your Zip Code and phone #, the HRC will
connect you. Ask to Vote Yes for the Marriage Equality Act.”
On Wednesday and again on Thursday, GOP
leaders in the New York Senate debated whether to bring the marriage
equality bill to the floor for a vote. As the bill teetered between
passage and rejection with the chamber evenly divided, Lady Gaga once
again targeted undecided Republican Senator Mark Grisanti.
months ago during a tour stop in Buffalo, the singer urged her
fans to reach out to Grisanti, a Republican who has previously
opposed gay marriage.
“NY Monsters call 202.684.2471 Ask
for Mark Grisanti,” she tweeted. “Ask to Vote Yes for the
Marriage Equality Act. Call+leave a message for him. Be brave.”
Dov Hikind ironically asserts that Lady Gaga nearly convinced him on