Gay Marriage Law Passed in New York

Gay Marriage Law Passed in New York

The New York State Senate has passed the Marriage Equality Act legalizing same-sex marriage, and Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed it into law. Same-sex marriage is legally recognized in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Iowa and the District of Columbia.

More:

“Gay marriage legal in New York State after Senate passes historic bill 33-29,” Glenn Blain and Kenneth Lovett, New York Daily News

“Same-sex marriage bill approved in New York State,” Tom Precious, Buffalo News

“New York says ‘I do’ to gay marriage: Senate passes law allowing same-sex couples to tie the knot,” Daily Mail

“NY becomes largest state to approve gay marriage,” Michael Gormley, AP via Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“New York gay marriage bill passes,” Reid J. Epstein, Politico

“Same-sex marriage in the United States: A status check,” Terri Rupar, Washington Post blog

Image (“The Wedding Couple, after Abbot Handerson Thayer and Richard E. Miller”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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2 Responses to “Gay Marriage Law Passed in New York”

  1. pawsinsd Says:

    Since this is more serious than a jello mold I’l say that it’s about time and have been in touch with a mentor who helped a kid (me) formulate the anti-discrimination legislation that paved the way for this 26 years ago. It’s about time.

  2. Mike Licht Says:

    Dee (pawsinsd) wrote: It’s about time.

    It’s inevitable, now that the issue is being described accurately. It’s about equality for sexual minorities.

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