Tuesday, April 14, 2009

NY Gov. Pushes Same-sex 'Marriage' Legislation

Gov. Paterson has been pushing the Gay Agenda, and now says it's "the right ethical decision [and] will inevitably be the right political decision."

UPDATE 4/17/09: Gov. introduces the bill

-- From "NY Gov. Paterson to introduce gay marriage bill" by Michael Virtanen, Associated Press 4/14/09

New York Gov. David Paterson plans to introduce legislation this week to legalize same-sex marriage, reviving a bill that died in 2007 and still faces strong opposition despite a new Democratic majority in the state Senate.

In radio interviews last week Paterson said he believes it will eventually become law. But polls show legalizing gay marriage remains controversial in New York. And some gay marriage advocates are worried that bringing the issue up in New York before there's clear support to pass it could set back efforts to legalize it there, as well as in other states.

Assemblyman Daniel O'Donnell, a Manhattan Democrat, said he will attend Thursday's announcement and sponsor the governor's bill, which will be identical to the one backed by then Gov. Eliot Spitzer as a civil-rights measure when it passed the Assembly 85-61 two years ago. "I'm hoping to do better than that this time," O'Donnell said Tuesday.

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