Thursday, June 09, 2011
NYC Mayor Bloomberg gives speech supporting same-sex marriage billin state; NY1 has a tracker on legislature vote now
New York City station NY1 has a tracker on the voting in the New York State legislature on same-sex marriage, link here.
The site offers a video (not embeddable) on final push this session for a vote on Cuomo’s same-sex marriage bill. The House is in better shape than the Senate, link.
One week ago, Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave a speech at Cooper Union encouraging that the state adopt same-sex marriage. Bloomberg is now an Independent, but he was formerly a Republican. Bloomberg noted the birth of the modern Gay Rights movement in New York City in 1969.