Finnegan's Awakeby Megan Finnegan
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Posted by MeganFinnegan at 12/5/2009 8:17 PM EST
A few days ago the New York State Senate finally voted on a marriage equality bill – and killed it. Any immediate hope for making gay marriage legal in the state was dashed by the 38 to 24 vote against the bill, which the State Assembly passed 89 to 52 back in May.
In response to the vote, the New York State Catholic Conference released the following statement, which can be found on their website: