Friday, June 24, 2011

Something To Cheer About

Image credit: Think Progress

The state of New York passed a law today legalizing gay marriage:
State senators on Friday voted 33-29 to approve marriage equality legislation introduced by Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat in his first year of office. New York will become the sixth and most populous U.S. state to allow gay marriage.

New York marriage bill paves way for same-sex divorce
As the title of that article suggests, gay couples will now have the opportunity to enjoy all the benefits of marriage that straight people have.

The New York Senate is controlled by Republicans, yet the measure passed comfortably.

Congratulations, New York. Let's hope you're a trend setter.

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