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Same-Sex Marriage in New Jersey; Low-Income Housing; Barbara Buono

Monday, October 21, 2013

Same-sex couples are being granted marriage licenses today in New Jersey for the first time. Michael Premo of New Jersey United for Marriage discusses the news and the gay marriage strategy going forward. Plus: Democratic nominee for governor of New Jersey Barbara Buono; 30 Issues in 30 Days is all about housing and development this week; and the long history of instant communication.

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For DOMA Plaintiff Edie Windsor, Path Has Been 'Accident of History'

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Edie Windsor, the 84-year-old plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that struck down the Federal Defense of Marriage Act, was asked what her immediate reaction was when she heard the news Wednesday.

“I cried,” she said.

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SCOTUS Audio Lets Citizens Argue Along

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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The Supreme Court went viral this week. On Twitter, Facebook and all over the Internet, Americans debated the Supreme Court's hearings on same-sex marriage. This was aided in part by the court's decision to quickly release audio recordings of the justices bantering with lawyers and each other over the issue.

+ Listen and Read: Supreme Court DOMA Arguments

+ Listen and Read: Supreme Court Prop. 8 Arguments

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Morning Headlines

Tuesday, August 02, 2011

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WNYC's morning news producers bring you a rundown of today's must-read stories.

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Love Finds a Way: Every Couple Wins in City's Gay Marriage Lottery

Thursday, July 21, 2011

After initially limiting the number of wedding spots on Sunday in anticipation of high turnout Sunday — the first day gay marriage is legal in New York — the Bloomberg administration is now saying it will accommodate everyone who registered in time.

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City Preps For High Turnout on First Day of Same-Sex Marriages

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

The city is preparing for a high turnout when it begins performing same-sex marriages for the first time on Sunday, July 24.

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The Takeaway

My America: Kirsten Gillibrand

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

 

 

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Top Republican: Senators May Take Up Same-Sex Marriage Today

Friday, June 24, 2011

A top Senate Republican said legislators don't want to let a possible vote on same-sex marriage drag into the weekend following days of marathon sessions in Albany.

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Senate Ends Session With No Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Senate Republicans ended another marathon session late Thursday without taking up the issue of same-sex marriage, which has been languishing in legislative overtime in Albany for days.

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Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Mull Legal, Political Challenges if Bill Passes

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Many opposed to the same-sex marriage bill being discussed in Albany say it's impossible to predict what specific legal challenges would surface if gay marriage passed in the state — but legal and political ramifications are likely, experts said.

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Key GOP Senators in Same-Sex Marriage Debate Meet Privately

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Republican Senators who are central to whether same-sex marriage will become legal in New York met privately Wednesday. The measure — which appears to be one vote away from passage if it gets to the floor — is not on the immediate agenda but could be discussed after talks on tax cap, New York City rent control and pubic college tuition increases.

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Advocates Grow Weary as Same-Sex Marriage Bill Remains in Limbo

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

As the New York State legislature slogs through an extended session in Albany, the long wait has taken a toll on the hundreds of advocates who have flooded the capital building in the last weeks and vowed to stay until issues such as same-sex marriage are duked out.

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Skelos: 'Framework' in Place on Issues, But No Agreement on Same-Sex Marriage

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Senate leader Dean Skelos said a "framework" for an agreement on rent control and a statewide property tax cap was reached Tuesday but that gay marriage was not discussed during the meetings with the governor and top Assembly leader.

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Fiery Protests But Still No Vote on Same-Sex Marriage

Monday, June 20, 2011

As the last day of the legislative session came to a close in Albany on Monday, there was still no vote in sight on the same-sex marriage bill — one vote shy of becoming law — that, after four days of closed-door sessions, is still languishing in the Republican-led Senate.

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Five GOP Senators Who Could Decide Same-Sex Marriage Vote

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

As momentum builds for a vote on gay marriage in the final week of the legislative session, five GOP state Senators are considering a yes vote.  Four formerly undecided senators — three Democrats and one Republican — said on Monday that they would support the bill, and Governor Andrew Cuomo said he plans to introduce the bill by the end of the week.

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Gays Protest Jury Duty Over Lack of Equality

Friday, March 11, 2011

It appears that gays protesting for equal rights have a new message: that they can't serve as impartial jurors when called to serve.

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Advocates Applaud Obama's Decision to Drop Defense of Anti-Gay Marriage Law

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

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Gay rights advocates and civil libertarians are applauding the announcement by the Obama administration Wednesday that they will no longer defend the 15-year-old Defense of Marriage Act, the law that bans federal recognition of same-sex marriages.

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