But the trial is far from over.
The state would make a hefty $490 million over the next three years if it legalized gay marriage.
First argument? That gays and lesbians are not the victims of systematic bias.
This comes as something of a surprise.
The 5-4 decision was right down the lines you'd expect.
This looks like it's going to be a boisterous bunch.
Better late than never!
It was an anticipated result, but still deeply demoralizing for supporters.
Its chances don't look good, but a gay-marriage bill's proponents are holding out hope.
It's a question you may soon have to ask yourself.
No more hookers and porn stars for the beloved designer.
Other places continue to make New York look silly.
The bill's sponsors have delayed the vote to gather more support, and to let news that they have Bruce Springsteen's full backing spread across the entire state.
Their party affiliation won't protect them from the ire of the gay community when they're up for reelection.
Oh, and grant gay couples the right to marry.
In our interview with Diane Savino, one of the impassioned speakers from yesterday's gay-marriage debate, we learn about a thing called "Legislative Idol."
It came down to the wire for one Republican senator.