Marriage
Definition of Marriage

"In order to protect Marriage Equality from the possibility of being rolled back though the future legislative action we must enshrine this and other civil rights in the New York State Constitution." -Bill Samuels, Founder of New Roosevelt

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ARTICLE I

Bill Of Rights

§9. 1. ...  nor shall any divorce be granted otherwise than by due judicial proceedings ...

NEWS BEHIND THE CONSTITUTION
Advocate
Julie Bolcer
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The Rev. Al Sharpton, a prominent voice among African Americans, has cut a marriage equality video for the Human Rights Campaign that speaks to the clergy members and African Americans who will be critical to passing legislation in Maryland.
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LGBTQ Nation
Brody Levesque
Friday, January 13, 2012
It is heartening to see Democrats rally for a second charge on gay marriage after their failure to pass the measure in the days before Gov. Chris Christie took charge.
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OPINION EDITORIALS ON THE CONSTITUTION
New York Times
Editorial Board
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
A three-judge panel on the court ruled 2 to 1 that the California ban on same-sex marriage, known as Proposition 8, was unconstitutional because it singled out a minority group and took away a right — the right to marry — that had been...
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