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A 7732 - Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage - Key Vote

New York Key Votes

Dierdre Scozzafava voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (89-52) - (Key vote)

Title: Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows same-sex couples to marry with equal protection under the law with different-sex couples, and excuses members of the clergy from being required to perform marriage ceremonies.

Highlights:

-Recognizes marriages regardless of sex, and grants same-sex couples the same protections, responsibilities, rights, obligations, and benefits possessed by different-sex couples (Sec. 1).

-Provides that no marriage license shall be denied on account of the sex of the parties involved (Sec. 3).

-Establishes that clergymen, ministers and Society for Ethical Culture leaders shall not be required to solemnize any marriage (Sec. 4).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

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