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New York hosts marriage lottery to accommodate gay couples (via CNN Political Ticker)

July 19, 2011

(CNN) — Want to participate in a same-sex marriage ceremony in New York this Sunday? Enter a lottery, says independent New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. On July 24, the first day New York's recently passed marriage law goes into effect, the city will conduct a public lottery to allow 764 couples to marry, according to a state press statement Tuesday. Bloomberg, Council Speaker Christine Quinn and City Clerk Michael McSweeney made the announ … Read More

via CNN Political Ticker

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