Gay marriage legalized in New York

After a long-fought battle, gay marriage advocates are celebrating the legalization of gay marriage in New York.

Click "NEXT" below your video player for rallies held after the law?s passage.

Last night, the state Senate voted 33-29 in favor of same-sex marriage, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) wasting no time in signing the legislation into law.

While the law has been signed, it will not take effect for up to 30 days.

Many gay couples living in New York say they are excited to see history made and looking forward to being able to be legally married in the state.

While many have been cheering the victory, some are worried what will happen to the Republican state senators who voted in favor of the bill.

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