Same-Sex Weddings Commence In New York
by: Joel Rose, NPR, July 24, 2011 2:07:00 pm
Wedding bells are ringing across New York state for hundreds of gay and lesbian couples as the law legalizing same-sex marriage takes effect Sunday. The first wedding happened just after midnight in Niagara Falls. In New York City, more than 800 couples planned to tie the knot, even as opponents of same-sex marriage vowed to continue their fight. From New York, NPR's Joel Rose reports.