Dispatches from the Creation Wars

guest-blogged by W. Kevin Vicklund

After a week of negotiations with Senate Republicans, the New York Senate finally voted tonight on a bill to allow same sex marriage. The bill passed 33-29. The Assembly still has to vote on the religious protections the Senate added to the bill, but this is expected to pass easily and will be signed into law next week by Governor Cuomo, who was instrumental in pushing to get this bill passed.