Breaking: Gay marriage passes New York Senate hurdle

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After many, many days of negotiations and close-calls for a vote, same-sex marriage finally passed the NY Senate tonight by a close margin of 33-29.

The bill went straight from the Assembly to a floor vote, and was decided after a number of religious exemptions that were agreed upon by New York legislators. Now, the bill will go to Governor Cuomo’s desk, where he will sign it.

This win represents another demonstration of the changing tide for LGBT rights — particularly when it comes to marriage.

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