In 2004, Green Party Mayor of New Paltz Jason West solemnized same sex marriages as an act of civil disobedience against an unjust law. With that act of solidarity, West arguably made same sex marriage a statewide debate in NY. Video from the Democracy Now! archives:
A lovely thing spotted at today’s Albany rally to ban fracking. Photos from Ursula Rozum on the way, and I have some video to edit when I get to an electrical outlet. Our posters were popular and performed well, and all of the Greens loved my flags.
Good job, Greens.