Attorney David S. Buckel makes arguments in favor of gay marriage during arguments seeking marriage for same sex couples at the New Jersey Supreme Court in Trenton, N.J., on Feb. 15, 2006. Buckel, a well-known gay-rights lawyer and environmental advocate burned himself to death in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park on Saturday, April 14, 2018, in a grisly protest against ecological destruction.
Attorney David S. Buckel makes arguments in favor of gay marriage during arguments seeking marriage for same sex couples at the New Jersey Supreme Court in Trenton, N.J., on Feb. 15, 2006. Buckel, a well-known gay-rights lawyer and environmental advocate burned himself to death in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park on Saturday, April 14, 2018, in a grisly protest against ecological destruction. Jose F. Moreno AP
Attorney David S. Buckel makes arguments in favor of gay marriage during arguments seeking marriage for same sex couples at the New Jersey Supreme Court in Trenton, N.J., on Feb. 15, 2006. Buckel, a well-known gay-rights lawyer and environmental advocate burned himself to death in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park on Saturday, April 14, 2018, in a grisly protest against ecological destruction. Jose F. Moreno AP

Gay-rights lawyer sets himself on fire in New York park, wanted death to be ‘horrible’

April 15, 2018 11:10 AM