Lawsuit Filed Over New York Same-Sex Marriage Law

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NEW YORK  — Conservative groups filed a lawsuit in the New York Supreme Court that challenges the legality of the state’s same-sex marriage law.

Led by the New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedom (NYCF), the lawsuit seeks an injunction on the Marriage Equality Act, claiming that open meeting laws were violated, campaign contributions were promised, and Senate rules on debate were violated in order to enact the law.

The lawsuit also implicates Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Governor Andrew Cuomo, stating that Bloomberg held a closed-door session with Republican senators, and promised “large campaign contributions” to those who voted in favor of the bill, and that Cuomo violated a constitutionally mandated three-day review period.

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