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In N.Y., debate over religious exemptions at issue in gay marriage bill

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/politics/article/in_ny_debate_over_religious_exemptions_at_issue_in_gay_marriage_bill_2011

When it comes to passing a gay marriage bill in New York State, even many supporters acknowledge that wide-reaching religious exemptions are crucial. After all, this is the state with the nation’s second-largest number of Catholics and largest number of religiously observant Jews, and many say including exemptions is a legitimate way to address concerns of the religiously observant.

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