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06/13/2011

Huntley, Addabbo, Kruger: Three roadblocks become NY marriage turning point?

by Jeremy Hooper

201106131434Folks, this is beyond huge. New York Times reports::

Three wavering Democratic lawmakers in the State Senate have agreed to support legislation legalizing same-sex marriage in New York, several people with knowledge of the negotiations said on Monday, marking a potential turning point for the long-debated measure.
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Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., Shirley L. Huntley of Queens and Carl Kruger of Brooklyn

In Reversal, 3 Democratic Senators Will Back Gay Marriage [NYT]

That doesn't necessarily get us to the needed 32. But with the donkeys (sans Sen. Ruben Diaz, Sr. -- duh) out of the road, we'll have more energy to move elephants.

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*UPDATE: A tweet from HRC New York's Brian Ellner:

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