The threats. The fights. The sacrifices. The behind-the-scenes story of the landmark 2011 law.
This article gives a very interesting insight to the behind the scenes efforts and complications of getting the bill to legalize same sex marriages in New York. As in many political matters, what sometimes appears to be easily achieved, can be much more complicated and precarious in actually having it accomplished. There are so many factors that come into play. It's amazing that the legislature ever gets anything passed.
Selected excerpt(s), photo and linked article courtesy of Rebecca C. Lewis of City & State New York and Louis Lanzano/AP/Shutterstock