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New York State Senate Rejects Gay Marriage Bill

by @ 3:29 pm on December 2, 2009. Filed under Gay Marriage, Individual Liberty, Politics

Given the fact that there were indications right up until the time of the vote that it would pass, this is disheartening:

ALBANY, N.Y. – New York lawmakers have rejected a bill to legalize gay marriage.

The Senate decision Wednesday comes after months of delays and arm twisting of lawmakers sympathetic to the bill but representing conservative districts. It follows a referendum in Maine earlier this month that struck down a gay marriage law before it took effect.

Oh well.

One Response to “New York State Senate Rejects Gay Marriage Bill”

  1. Vast Variety says:

    I am more and more convinced that the only way people like me will ever see equality through out the nation is by way of the US Supreme Court.

    To many people have forgotten that the constitution is the supreme law of the land… not their bible.

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