Reason to Believe

While I'm not generally a fan, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has always struck me as an incredibly astute politician.

This afternoon, Cuomo unveiled a bill to make marriage gender-neutral. He's previously insisted that he wouldn't do so unless he was confident there were the 32 votes necessary for Senate passage. (The Assembly has been on board for a while.) On Monday, he stated that "I've had enough conversations with enough legislators. I believe the votes are there."

Also this afternoon, Senator Roy McDonald (R-ight on) became the 31st Senator to announce his support for Cuomo's bill, which includes various exemptions for Jesus et al.

Not only will gender-neutral marriage happen in New York, it appears entirely likely that it will happen this year.

Happy Pride Month, Archbishop of New York Timothy Michael Dolan.

On a related note, GENDA is stalled in committee. Because bathrooms. Still, this is good news.

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