New York Approves Gay Marriage

In a key and historic victory for gay rights, New York became the sixth state to allow gay marriage. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law allowing same sex marriage after the measure passed the New York Senate in a 33-29 vote.¬†“This vote today will send a message across the country. This is the way to go, the time to do it is now, and it is achievable; it’s no longer a dream or an aspiration. I think you’re going to see a rapid evolution,” Cuomo said.¬†Same-sex weddings can start taking place in New York in 30 days and the legislation also gives gay couples the right to divorce. This is a huge step for equal rights…congratulations New York. Click the cartoon to enlarge.

Gay Rights Advocates get big victory in New York
Gay Rights Advocates get a historic victory in New York last night
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