NY marks 1 year since same-sex marriage law

YONKERS - A year ago today, New York state lawmakers approved a measure to allow same-sex couples to get married in the state, and while gay rights activists have celebrated the landmark law, its impact remains unclear. There is no hard data to show how many gay couples have gotten married in the state thanks to the law. That's because marriage applicants are not required to identify their gender. Despite any real statistics, the passage of the law has certainly put a spotlight on the issue of same-sex marriage. President Obama has announced his support for it, while voters in North Carolina banned it this year.

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