ALBANY, July 6, 2006 – Today New York’s highest court ruled 4-2 to uphold New York’s Constitution barring same-sex marriage.

ALBANY, July 6, 2006 – Today New York’s highest court ruled 4-2 to uphold New York’s Constitution barring same-sex marriage. New York’s court of appeals reviewed four appeals filed by homosexual couples and ruled that the parties have no right to be issued marriage licenses by local officials. This leaves Massachusetts as the only state legally allowing same-sex marriages. Same-sex marriage bans are currently pending in New Jersey, California and Washington.