The New York State Senate is voting tonight on marriage equality; the Assembly has passed same-sex marriage four times, and Governor Cuomo has made it his first-year signature issue, so the Senate is key. Once signed into law, if passed by the State Senate, marriage equality will be the law of the Empire State, which has no residency restrictions, so book your Niagara Falls wedding ceremonies and honeymoons.
|By: Teddy Partridge Friday June 24, 2011 6:53 pm|
|By: David Dayen Wednesday June 22, 2011 5:15 pm|
For the past week, the eyes of the gay rights community have been on Albany, where lawmakers in New York State have been close to finalizing a marriage equality bill. This would make New York the 6th, and easily the largest, state to allow same-sex couples to marry.