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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  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers - Sacramento Bee
    ... the result is a historic ... he relent, or simply refuse to vote for ... die." The New York Times ... on religious objections to gay ...
    08/16/2016 - 1:20 pm | View Link
  • The Daily 202: Conservative wonks dismayed by Trump’s lack of ... - Washington Post
    Analysis: Conservative wonks dismayed by Trump's lack of substance - Houston Chronicle
    08/16/2016 - 8:56 am | View Link
  • Trump Calls Himself a Champion of Gay Rights. Hang On a Second. - Mother Jones
    ... kind of golf putter, as the New York Times ... describing the Supreme Court's historic 2014 gay marriage ruling this way ... gay bills ...
    08/15/2016 - 4:24 am | View Link
  • The Daily 202: Hillary Clinton’s agenda would flounder in ... - Washington Post
    ... the agenda so people can vote for ... Williams told CBS New York after ... Former State Department legal adviser ... alliance as a marriage ...
    08/11/2016 - 9:36 am | View Link
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  • Gay South Carolina police chief makes historic sheriff's run
    A few months later, gay marriage was legalized ... You know you've got my vote." North Miami, following in the steps of cities such as New York, San Francisco and Washington D.C., plans to create a Chinatown arts and business district next year North ...
    08/21/2016 - 1:47 am | View Link
  • Gay marriage legal! The night the New York State Senate said YES and passed historic bill 33-29
    Just two days before one of the biggest gay pride bashes in the country - New York's annual pride parade - the State Senate made a historic vote and passed the ... D.C., New York is the sixth legal state to recognize gay marriage. From onlookers and ...
    08/15/2016 - 6:27 am | View Link
  • Historic Vote in Ireland On Gay Marriage
    Ireland could become the first country to legalize same-sex marriage ... a gay man from Northern Ireland who has been watching the campaign closely, told ABC News. Carlin has over 60 cousins, many of which live in Ireland. "My uncles tell me they'll vote ...
    05/21/2015 - 11:43 pm | View Link
  • High turnout as Ireland votes on historic gay referendum
    O Riordain, 38, called it the most important vote of his generation. Ireland has no system for mail-in voting, so Irish expatriates in London, New York ... gay marriage, rather than travel to a country where the practice is already legal.
    05/21/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • McGregor on historic Irish vote for same sex marriage: 'We all deserve equal rights'
    If the referendum passes, it will become part of the constitution, making gay marriage legal throughout the Emerald ... so it just feels right to me," McGregor told FOX Sports on Thursday. "There's a big vote coming up and I can put something out and ...
    05/18/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Should Gay Marriage Be Legal?
    Should Gay Marriage Be Legal? Read pros, cons, and expert responses in the debate.
    08/20/2016 - 9:47 pm | View Website
  • Same-sex marriage
    Same-sex marriage, also known as gay marriage, is marriage between people of the same sex, either as a secular civil ceremony or in a religious setting.
    08/20/2016 - 1:33 pm | View Website
  • How Gay Marriage Won in the U.S. Supreme Court
    How Gay Marriage Became a Constitutional Right. The untold story of the improbable campaign that finally tipped the U.S. Supreme Court.
    08/19/2016 - 11:21 pm | View Website
  • Same-sex marriage in New York
    Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in New York since July 24, 2011, under the Marriage Equality Act, which was passed by the New York State Legislature on ...
    08/19/2016 - 9:31 am | View Website
  • Supreme Court rules states must allow same-sex marriage ...
    Hundreds of same-sex marriage supporters flooded the plaza and sidewalk in front of the Court to celebrate the ruling, proudly waving rainbow flags and ...
    06/26/2015 - 10:54 am | View Website
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