Daniel O’Donnell

New York Senate

State Senate Republicans Wrestle With Legalizing Gay Marriage

The issue of gay marriage in New York was in the hands of the State Senate’s Republicans Thursday who were divided over whether to bring the controversial measure to a vote.


New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn speaks during a news conference on marriage equality in Albany, N.Y., on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. (credit: AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Mayor Bloomberg, Speaker Quinn Lobby To Legalize Gay Marriage In NY

“I’m extremely optimistic that when the bill gets to the floor, it will pass, the governor will sign it and marriage equality will finally be the law of our great state,” Quinn said.