New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will officiate at one of the city’s first same-sex marriages–the union of two top staffers in his administration.
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A town clerk on New York’s Long Island says she plans to open her offices on a Sunday to accommodate applicants seeking same-sex marriage licenses.
Same-sex couples can wed beside Niagara Falls right after New York’s gay marriage law takes effect.
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan says he’s worried that the next step in the marriage debate will be another redefinition to allow multiple partners and infidelity.
Clerks’ offices in New York City and at least two upstate cities are taking the unusual step of opening on a Sunday for gay couples eager to tie the knot as soon as the state’s new gay marriage law takes effect July 24, but many other cities and towns are waiting for state government guidance first.
Same-sex couples can start applying for marriage licenses in New York City using online forms that now feature gender-neutral terminology.
New York will become the sixth and largest state to allow gay marriages on July 24. The change raises a slew of issues for same-sex couples, including rights on adoption and the settling of estates. But the most pressing issues for many are how taxes and health insurance benefits will be affected.
A proposal to allow gay couples to enter into civil unions is gaining momentum with just days left in the Rhode Island legislative session.
With New York now gearing up for same-sex weddings, the battle lines are forming for the next skirmishes over gay marriage- and the most dramatic could come in Minnesota.
Gov. Chris Christie says he won’t sign a bill allowing gay marriage in New Jersey like Gov. Andrew Cuomo did in neighboring New York.