Friday, May 15, 2009

New York Assembly Votes to Change Definition of Marriage

By Kathleen Gilbert,

The New York State Assembly approved a bill late Tuesday by a 89 to 52 margin to extend the legal definition of marriage to include same-sex couples.

The bill was introduced last month by Governor David Paterson.

The measure, like a similar version in 2007, passed easily in the Democrat-ruled Assembly; however, the earlier measure failed to garner support in the state Senate. Senate Democrats now constitute a slim majority, but the fate of the current bill is uncertain.

If the bill is passed, New York would become the sixth state to legalize same-sex "marriage."

Read the full article here.

Contact your New York State Senator and tell them to vote no on the same-sex "marriage" bill!