The following is a statement issued by Luke Henry today regarding Governor Paterson's May 14 directive regarding recognition of same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions:

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"I commend Governor Paterson on taking an important step to protect the rights of same-sex couples who are married in other jurisdictions by recognizing those unions. However, the Governor's directive is only the beginning. Not only should New York recognize and protect the rights of same-sex couples married in places like California, Massachusetts, and Canada, but the State Legislature should act to make true marriage equality the law in the State of New York."

For more information, please contact Kate Tomassi at (646) 408-4452, press@lukehenry.org.

Campaign Party

Come join us on July 2nd for our campaign party.

Where: Fat Baby (fatbabynyc) 112 Rivington Street (b/w Essex & Ludlow)

When: July 2, 208

Why: Meet the Candidate