Archive for the Category ‘Gay Rights’

Debate Over Gay Marriage Gets Renewed Push

Debate Over Gay Marriage Gets Renewed Push

With the legislative session winding down, the battle over the gay marriage bill is heating up in Albany. Senator Tom Duane held an event Monday with same sex couples who say they would wed if the bill were to pass the state Senate. Duane says he believes same-sex marriage will become law before lawmakers leave [...]

Group Begins Ad Blitz Against Same-Sex Marriage

Group Begins Ad Blitz Against Same-Sex Marriage

The National Organization for Marriage, a conservative Christian group that has fought efforts to legalize same-sex marriage in California and in the Northeast, has set its sights on New York with its latest media campaign. Beginning Thursday in the New York City and Albany markets, the organization will run a 30-second television commercial that warns [...]

Gay Marriage Bill Awaiting Senate Vote

Gay Marriage Bill Awaiting Senate Vote

The New York State Assembly passed, by a vote of 89 to 52, a bill to make New York the sixth state to legalize gay marriage, but the measure remains stalled in the State Senate. The Assembly for the second time has taken up the bill to legalize same sex marriages. The first was in [...]

NY Clergy to Protest Gay Marriage Proposal

NY Clergy to Protest Gay Marriage Proposal

A group of Hispanic religious leaders is planning to hold an anti-gay marriage rally outside of Gov. David Paterson‘s Manhattan office. The group announced on Monday that it will hold the demonstration on Sunday. The gay marriage opponents include state Sen. Ruben Diaz of the Bronx. Diaz also is a minister. The protest is being [...]

Gay Rights Activists To Rally Outside State Capitol

Gay Rights Activists To Rally Outside State Capitol

Gay rights advocates are rallying outside the state Capitol today. About 2,000 people are expected to attend the rally in support of gay rights legislation, including same-sex marriage. Governor David Paterson and a couple of New York State Assembly members are expected to address the group before the rally. Paterson has been a long-time supporter [...]

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