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FLAprogressive Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-27-11 01:50 AM
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Ex-Met and current broadcaster Ron Darling happy to see gay marriage passed in New York
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ARLINGTON - When Gov. Cuomo signed gay marriage into law late Friday night, he made New York the largest state yet, and sixth in the nation, to approve of same-sex unions - and achieved what Mets great Ron Darling saw as a major strike for equality.

"I immediately called my wife as soon as I heard," said Darling, who long ago made the city his adopted home and now works as a broadcaster for the team. "I'm joyous. Excited. I can't wait to hear if my friends are going to take the plunge, and I'm anticipating going to many marriages."

For Darling, the equation is simple: Why not recognize and celebrate any form of love between two people?

"I'm excited that all those who have the chance to love will now be able to do it publicly," he said Saturday.

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