A 32-year-old Harlem resident was shot and killed Friday night in an apparent homophobic hate crime on the streets of Greenwich Village. Mark Carson was shot in the head and killed at West Eighth Street near Sixth Avenue. Police have arrested a 33-year-old suspect, identified as Elliot Morales. (Editor’s Note: Some news articles have listed his name under the spelling of “Marc Carson” and others have listed him as “Mark Carson.”)
AND THEN THERE WERE 12 - The Minnesota Senate passed a bill approving same-sex marriage on Monday. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton will sign the bill Tuesday at 5 p.m., making Minnesota the 12th state in the nation with marriage equality.
The GOP’s lack of historical perspective is shown by a new poll that 74% of Republicans think Benghazi is “worse than Watergate” and 41 percent think it’s the worst scandal ever. But what’s scarier is that 39% of these people don’t know where Benghazi is.