Gay Marriage New York: The Aftermath

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Need to fresher your news digest on yesterday’s court ruling? Read this.

• If you weren’t able to attend the Empire State Pride Agenda rally yesterday to protest the New York State Appellate Court’s gay marriage ban decision, this new thing called “Internet video” lets you pretend like you were one of the sign-waving advocates in the crowd. [Good As You]

• The New York Times‘ displeasure with the court’s ruling was all that could be expected. The lede says it all: “New York’s highest court has harmed both the constitutional guarantee of equal protection and its reputation as a guardian of individual liberties by denying same-sex couples the right to marry.” [NYT]

• And now that the gay marriage question has been decided by New York’s highest court, what’s a political party to do when it comes to reacting? [NYDN]

• In San Francisco on this morning, Hillary Clinton hosted a $1,000-per-plate fundraising that was supposedly open to the press — but she was kept guarded from reporters, which meant nobody could very well ask her to react to the Court of Appeals’ decision. [SF Chronicle]

• Meanwhile, all may not be well in Massachusetts. [AP]

• And in Georgia, the top court reinstated a gay marriage ban than some three-quarters of voters approve of. [AP]

Earlier: Breaking: Court Decides to Keep Gay Marriage Ban Alive