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 comes out as gay
    NBA veteran Jason Collins became the first active male player in the four major American professional sports to come out as gay. More
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    The passage of the “marriage for all” law came after months of sometimes angry debate and a series of major protests. More
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  • Germany celebrates first gay wedding after historic parliamentary vote
    becoming Germany's first married gay couple Axel Schmidt/Reuters Town halls in Berlin, Hamburg and elsewhere opened their doors to mark the event, made possible by a surprise vote in Parliament three months earlier. “We're making a single exception to ...
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    09/28/2017 - 2:16 pm | View Link
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    07/29/2016 - 12:40 am | View Link
  • Caitlyn Jenner celebrates as pride parades are held across America after historic gay marriage ruling
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    06/28/2015 - 1:39 pm | View Link
  • Gay Pride 2015: Stonewall Inn, Historic LGBT Site, Awaits Landmark Protection In Pro-Development NYC
    NEW YORK -- Not ... of the abuse, the gay community erupted that night in a series of violent demonstrations that would forever link the name Stonewall to LGBT civil rights. Now the building where it all started may finally get the legal protection that ...
    06/21/2015 - 10:20 am | View Link
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    04/12/2018 - 1:52 pm | View Website
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    04/10/2018 - 8:11 am | View Website
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    WASHINGTON — In a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the Supreme Court ruled by a 5-to-4 vote on Friday that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. “No longer may this liberty be denied,” Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote for the majority in the historic ...
    10/24/2017 - 9:28 am | View Website
  • New York Allows Same-Sex Marriage, Becoming Largest State ...
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    10/23/2017 - 11:17 am | View Website
  • Gay marriage declared legal across the US in historic ...
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    06/26/2015 - 3:55 pm | View Website
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