Historic Vote Makes Gay Marriage Legal In New York State

Historic Vote Makes Gay Marriage Legal in New York State

The passage makes New York the most populous state in the Union to legalize same-sex marriages -- despite Libertarian warnings from an Archbishop

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    06/29/2015 - 1:06 am | View Link
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    06/28/2015 - 11:25 am | View Link
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    06/28/2015 - 4:54 am | View Link
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    06/27/2015 - 10:30 pm | View Link
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    06/28/2015 - 5:11 pm | View Website
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    05/23/2015 - 7:31 am | View Website
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    05/23/2015 - 1:04 am | View Website
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