NYT: No Gay Marriage Bill This Year, Smith Says

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“The fact of the matter is we don’t have the votes right now. […] And the question is not if; the question is when.” – Senate Majority Leader Malcolm A. Smith speaking at an HRC fund-raiser Saturday.

FUCK “WHEN.”

Smith said he was still working hard to get the votes but declined to say how many votes he needed to assure passage.

Senator Thomas K. Duane, a Democrat who represents Greenwich Village, was more optimistic: “I haven’t given up hope that it’s going to happen. We’re still counting votes and lobbying. I’d say the situation is very fluid.”

Full story (NY Times).

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