Andrew Cuomo Sends NY Gay Marriage Bill To State Legislature | Talking Points Memo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) sent New York’s gay marriage bill to the state legislature Tuesday, effectively kicking the state’s battle over marriage equality into high gear in the last week of the legislative session. Capital Tonight reports that it will be ready for a vote in about three days.“Specifically, the Act grants same-sex couples who seek to marry equal status under the law as well as hundreds of rights, benefits and protections that are currently limited to married couples of the opposite sex,” according to a Cuomo press release.

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