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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    NBA veteran Jason Collins became the first active male player in the four major American professional sports to come out as gay. More
  • France Approves Same-Sex MarriageFrance Approves Same-Sex Marriage
    The passage of the “marriage for all” law came after months of sometimes angry debate and a series of major protests. More
  • Leaders of Boy Scouts endorse allowing gay boys but not adults
    Top officials of the Boy Scouts of America unanimously recommend allowing gay boys into the ranks of the organization but excluding gay adults as leaders. Top officials of the Boy Scouts of America have unanimously recommended allowing gay boys into the ranks of one of the nation's oldest and most traditional youth groups while continuing to exclude homosexual adults as leaders. More
  • Boy Scouts Move to Lift Ban on Gay MembersBoy Scouts Move to Lift Ban on Gay Members
    Officials of the Boy Scouts of America said Friday that they propose ending their ban on openly gay scouts but continuing to bar gay adults from serving as leaders. The decision, which follows years of heated controversy within the organization and growing outside criticism, must be approved by the roughly 1,400 voting members of the Scouts’ National Council at a meeting in Texas the week of May 20. More
  • Does Battleground Texas have a future in Texas? - Houston Chronicle
    ... enacted by popular vote ... endorsing 'ex-gay ... the attorneys general to lead the legal charge ... politics." The New York Times ...
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  • Attorney General Holder at Global Law Summit in London - US Embassy United Kingdom: London
    – to this historic ... house in New York City, to ... of America’s legal ... rights: the right to vote. ... of equality for our lesbian, ...
    02/24/2015 - 8:44 am | View Link
  • Attorney General Holder Delivers Remarks at the Global Law Summit to ... - United States Department of Justice
    – to this historic ... house in New York City, to ... of America’s legal ... rights: the right to vote. ... of equality for our lesbian, ...
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  • New Yorkers cheer historic vote in gay pride parade
    New York (CNN)-- Forty-two years after a police raid sparked rioting and perhaps the birth of the American gay rights movement ... against the wider implications of redefining the legal parameters of marriage. "We worry that both marriage and the family ...
    06/26/2011 - 5:24 pm | View Link
  • N.Y. Gay Marriage Vote May Have National Impact
    Many obstacles still lie ahead for supporters of same-sex marriage ... are legal. The outcome — a product of intensive lobbying by the new Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo — will have nationwide repercussions. Activists hope the New York vote will help ...
    06/25/2011 - 2:12 pm | View Link
  • Same-sex marriage becoming legal in N.Y.
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    06/25/2011 - 6:47 am | View Link
  • Gay marriage legal in New York State after Senate passes historic bill 33-29
    ALBANY - New York ... that gay marriage was easily defeated in the then Democrat-controlled Senate with every Republican voting against it. Yesterday, after days of uncertainty, four Republicans joined 29 Democrats to give the bill one more vote than ...
    06/25/2011 - 3:46 am | View Link
  • Gay Marriage Bill Passes In New York; Governor Cuomo Signs Same Sex Marriage Bill Into Law
    For five months in 2008, gay marriage was legal in California ... Obama encouraged lawmakers to support gay rights during a fundraiser with New York City's gay community. The vote also is sure to charge up annual gay pride events this weekend, culminating ...
    06/24/2011 - 11:59 pm | View Link
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  • WallBuilders | Presenting America's forgotten history and ...
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  • Gay Marriage Approved by N.Y. Senate
    Senator Stephen M. Saland explained his vote to support legalizing same sex marriage on the floor of the New York State Senate on Friday night.
    03/31/2015 - 12:16 pm | View Website
  • Same-sex marriage
    Studies Organizations . The American Psychological Association stated in 2004: The institution of civil marriage confers a social status and important legal benefits ...
    03/30/2015 - 10:32 pm | View Website
  • Gay Lifestyle
    The latest news on gay marriage, gay rights, travel, politics, music, movies, televisions, celebrities, actors, & issues of community interest.
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