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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  • Boy Scouts Move to Lift Ban on Gay MembersBoy Scouts Move to Lift Ban on Gay Members
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    10/1/2015 - 12:59 pm | View Link
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  • Pope, after historic speech to Congress, arrives in New York
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    09/24/2015 - 12:58 pm | View Link
  • Gay marriage declared legal across the US in historic supreme court ruling
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    06/26/2015 - 3:21 am | View Link
  • Ireland Votes ‘Yes’ To Legalizing Same Sex Marriage In Historic Referendum
    Ireland has become the first country in the world to approve same-sex marriage by national vote ... gay and lesbian couples to get married. This would mean that Ireland’s constitution would change so marriages between two people would be legal ...
    05/23/2015 - 7:50 am | View Link
  • Ireland Votes Yes To Legalize Gay Marriage In Historic Referendum
    Ireland is the first country to approve gay marriage in a popular national vote. Nineteen other countries ... In the 1970s and 1980s, Norris waged an often lonely two-decade legal fight to force Ireland to quash its Victorian-era laws outlawing homosexual ...
    05/23/2015 - 12:49 am | View Link
  • Historic Vote in Ireland On Gay Marriage
    Ireland could become the first country to legalize same-sex marriage ... vote. Polls are opened between 2 p.m. ET and close at 5 p.m. ET. Results will be known on Saturday. Civil partners are recognized by law but they do not have constitutional protection ...
    05/22/2015 - 4:43 am | View Link
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  • Same-sex marriage in New York
    On June 15, 2011, the New York State Assembly passed the Marriage Equality Act, a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in New York, by a margin of 80 to 63; this was a ...
    10/4/2015 - 12:59 pm | View Website
  • Supreme Court Rules Gay Marriage Is Legal Nationwide
    Published June 26, 2015. By Moses Frenck. The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday morning ruled that same-gender marriage is legal nationwide, giving a huge victory for gay ...
    10/3/2015 - 1:54 am | View Website
  • Read the US Supreme Court’s historic gay marriage decision ...
    Two women then resident in New York were married in a lawful ceremony in Ontario, Canada, in 2007. Edith Windsor and Thea Spyer returned to their home in New York City.
    10/2/2015 - 3:53 pm | View Website
  • Gay marriage declared legal across the US in historic ...
    Gay marriage declared legal across the US in historic supreme court ruling
    06/26/2015 - 10:18 am | View Website
  • gay marriage is legal
    Extending the right to marry protects families and "without the recognition, stability, and predictability marriage offers, children suffer the stigma of ...
    06/26/2015 - 6:00 am | View Website
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