Same-sex marriage has been legally recognized in the U.S. state of New York since July 24, . When asked what would have to occur in order for same-sex marriage to be legalized in New York, Governor Paterson . On May 29, 2008, Governor David Paterson directed all New York State agencies to begin to revise their.
The history of same-sex marriage in the United States dates from the early 1970s, when the first . Similar actions occurred in New Paltz, New York (February 27); Multnomah County, Oregon (March 3); and Asbury Park, New Jersey (March 8). On November 12, 2008, the first marriage licenses to same-sex couples were.
A divided state Supreme Court struck down a civil union law, making the state the third to legalize same-sex marriage.
Historic Vote Makes Gay Marriage Legal in New York State a Republican majority and despite the G.O.P. making gains in the 2008 election.
CONNECTICUT - In 2008, the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling NEW YORK - After a gay marriage bill failed in New York's.