New York Marriage Vote May Come Wednesday: All Hands on Deck

Do you know a New Yorker? Have they called their State Senator to ask for a YES vote on marriage equality? Are you a New Yorker? Have you called your State Senator to ask for a YES vote on marriage equality?

The vote may happen as soon as Wednesday. Please call!

The Human Rights Campaign has more:

Press reports indicate that NY Governor David Paterson may call a special session of the legislature on Wednesday to take up several key bills, which perhaps could include the marriage equality bill, S.4401.


HRC has phone banks set up across New York State:

NYC: 111 W. 40th St. (@6th Ave.) 5th Floor from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. *Additional time can be provided if needed. To RSVP, please e-mail [email protected] with your name, cell phone number and availability. Note: To clear security, all volunteers need valid ID and to be on the RSVP list.

Rochester: e-mail Jeremy at [email protected] or call 617-669-4412

Syracuse: e-mail David at [email protected] or call 301-651-8518

Westchester: e-mail Brendan at [email protected] or call 914-420-3596

If you live outside of New York, forward this information to anyone you know in New York.

Adding New York to the states that permit marriage equality would be a tremendous LGBT Pride Month victory. Please call New Yorkers you know. Please call your state Senator if you are a New Yorker.

We can do this!

Email your state senator by clicking here, but more importantly, call your state senator now with these two easy steps:

Step 1: Find your N.Y. state senator: Go to: to get your state senator’s contact information.
Step 2: Call your state senator: Say or leave the following message, “Hi, my name is ____ and I live at ___ (Street, City, ZIP), and as your constituent, I want you to vote YES on the marriage equality bill S. 4401.”

Please help New York achieve marriage equality this month!

Thank you.

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