New York Assembly Asserts Sovereignty over Marriage

The New York State Assembly has asserted State Sovereignty by approving measure (A07732) to allow same-sex marriages.

The measure, from Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell, passed by a margin of 89 to 52, including the backing of five Republicans. in the state’s lower house, where Democrats have a comfortable majority. A similar bill passed in the same assembly by an 85-61 vote in 2007.