Since the news broke on Thursday, the media has not only reported but reacted to Gov. Paterson’s directive to state agencies to respect all legal out of state same-sex marriages. Here’s what they’ve been saying:
The New York Times reports efforts to block
Harlem residents have mixed reactions to the news of
In Newsday, a Republican source says
Future political implications aside, Newsday also reports that there isn’t much same-sex marriage foes can do at this point to block
The Daily News and the Post think the Gov jumped the gun, and he should wait for the legislature to take action. Hey, Daily News and Post, pop quiz: how many branches of government are there? (Hint: more than one!)
A Journal News editorial congratulates
And the Ithaca Journal says there’s an easy way to end all this squabbling: the Senate just needs to pass the marriage equality bill!
The Albany Times Union criticizes
Republican Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward, a supporter of the LGBT community, says it’s only fair to recognize out of state same sex marriages as legal in NY.