Eric T. Schneiderman's posts related to Civil Rights

Sen. Schneiderman's Statement on Court Decision Recognizing Same-Sex Marriage

“The Court of Appeals today unanimously rejected a challenge to New York’s ability to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. “Although this is a major victory for equality, the court’s decision only highlights the fact that so many New York couples continue to be denied the full legal protections that come with a marriage license right here in our state. I am optimistic that will change soon.


Sen. Schneiderman's Statement On Marriage Equality Vote

"This is a sad day for the state of New York, and a heartbreaking defeat for equality. But this fight is far from over.