Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Marriage Equality: NY-NO (D.C. Maybe)

Advocates for marriage equality suffered another loss in New York where the NY Senate voted down marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples by a vote of 38-24, a larger margin than expected. All Republicans voted against it, joined by 8 Democrats.
New York Senate Rejects Gay Marriage

There is more encouraging news from Washington D.C.
D.C. Council Votes to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
The vote was 11-2. The bill will be voted on one more time before going to the D.C. mayor who promises to sign it.

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