New York State passed the Same Sex Marriage bill, 33 to 29 (unofficial). It was followed by Governor Andrew Cuomo signing New York’s gay marriage bill at 11:55 PM New York time. The new law takes effect in 30 days.
Mashable collected the reactions on the Web.
@NYSSenAdams wrote on his twitter, “It’s been a long struggle. We did it!!!”
Not everyone welcomed the new law. @SummerNasser wrote, “@NinaQawasmi I dont approve the same sex marriage. Ew. Im so disappointed of my state. Sigh.
The New York Times reported that a “sense of euphoria settles on the West Village“, as the news brought dancing in the streets.
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