Queens Lawmakers Say Marriage Vote Takes The Cake
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City Council member Daniel Dromm gathered with gay rights supporters in Queens Saturday for the cutting of a wedding cake to celebrate the passage of New York's same-sex marriage law.
Thank you's and congratulatory cheers were handed out by openly gay Council members Dromm and Jimmy Van Bramer, and also from State Senator Jose Peralta, who cast his "yes" vote last night in Albany.
Dromm says yesterday's vote means New York says "I do" to equality.
"I want the message today to be that no matter what anybody tells you, no matter when they tell you it, don't ever let anybody put you down," Dromm said.
"I'm just happy for anyone that can find love under any circumstances, under any gender classification, with or without the letters attached behind the name. It could be LGBT, ABCD," said gay marriage supporter Carl Eden.
Dromm also thanked supporters of the marriage equality bill who were not gay.