After the clock struck midnight in New York State, following the historic vote and signing by Governor Andrew Cuomo allowing the legalisation of same-sex marriage, gay couples began their midnight nuptials at the traditional honeymoon spot, with the added surprise of the stunning backdrop of Niagara Falls sporting the rainbow hues that have served as a rallying banner for LGBT activists fighting for their civil rights.

Niagara Falls Rainbow following Legalisation of Same Sex Marriage in New York

Michelle Bachmann, one of the faces of the tea-party movement in the US recently told reporters during one of her many, many speeches made in her race for the GOP 2012 candidacy, that “God told her to stop same-sex marriage” but not war, famine or poverty though, as the Huffington Post impartially pointed out.

Nice to hear she’s got her priorities in order.