Gay Marriages are being preformed for the first time today in New Jersey. A judge made the ruling to legalize them last month, then refused to postpone the start date while the Christie administration mounts a legal challenge. [NY Daily News w/ pictures!]
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg calls President Barack Obama's stand on gay marriage "a major turning point in the history of American civil rights."
Mayor Bloomberg Calls Obama's Gay Marriage Stance, "Huge Step" Flickr, moppet65535
The lawsuit claims the Senate prevented lawmakers who opposed the bill from speaking and certain procedures were not followed in the Senate.
Opponents of New York's gay marriage law filed the first lawsuit challenging the measure, an anticipated salvo that came Monday as dozens of same-sex couples exchanged vows in a group ceremony overlooking Niagara Falls a day after the first gay weddings.
The sounds of wedding bells could bring in new business for a number of New York City shops.