GOP Senator Stephen Saland of Poughkeepsie:
“While I understand that my vote will disappoint many, I also know my vote is a vote of conscience,” Saland said in a statement to The Associated Press before the vote. “I am doing the right thing in voting to support marriage equality.”
Gay couples in gallery wept during Saland’s speech.
GOP Senator Mark Grisanti, a GOP freshman from Buffalo, also said he would vote for the bill.
What a whore. I hate RINOs.