The Case That Prompted Paterson's Same-Sex Marriage Memo

Donna Lieberman, executive director of the New York Civil Liberties Union, is taking some credit for David Paterson’s May 14 memo that ordered state agencies to recognize same-sex marriages performed out of state.

In this video, posted on YouTube, she discusses the Monroe County case that she says prompted the memo.

Lieberman calls Paterson’s executive order “a milestone,” but adds, “This is far from the end of the line on this issue. We have not yet achieved marriage fairness and equality in New York.”

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