Seeking Exceptions to Marriage Bill

From Azi Paybarah in Albany, a spokesman for State Senator Greg Ball–one of the Republican lawmakers still on the fence about same-sex marriage–handed out this list of exceptions Ball would like to see before deciding how to vote on the bill.

Ball has said before that he’s concerned about the potential effect on religious institutions who oppose same-sex marriage, particularly the Catholic Church.

The spokesman said Ball would have more to say after the G.O.P.’ s conference this morning, when they’re expected to decide whether to bring the bill up for a vote. Seeking Exceptions to Marriage Bill