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.

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