New York State Senate Passes Cuomo Same-Sex Marriage Bill

June 24, 2011, by Melanie Nathan

Amidst concern that it would never come to a vote the great State of New York just passed a roll call signalling that  the Governor Cuomo led Marriage Equality Bill.  The New York Assembly passed the state’s marriage equality bill on June 15th by a vote of 80-63, paving the way for it to be taken up in the state Senate, and for the stormy few days of uncertainty.

The Religious amendment was voted upon and passed by 36 – 26  votes; and 33 yah and 29 nay votes  in the final passage of the  Bill.

The Assembly was widely expected to pass the bill, but the state Senate was a much more difficult bet.

We need more Andrew Cuomo’s.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s