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Christie Administration Withdrawing Appeal Of Gay Marriage Ruling

Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

Gov. Chris Christie's administration is withdrawing its appeal of a judge's recent ruling in favor of gay marriage in New Jersey, according to Bloombe...

Gov. Chris Christie: Yesterday's Politician

Daniel O'Donnell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Daniel O'Donnell

It is time to tell Gov. Christie that his opposition to marriage equality is unacceptable. I am hopeful that New Jersey's Supreme Court will soon end his final frantic bid to stop marriage equality in his state. Maybe then he will learn that a man who opposes equality for all is yesterday's politician.

New Jersey Marriage Equality Is One Week Away (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

2013-10-14-Screenshot20131014at2.11.07PM.pngGov. Chris Christie has filed last-minute legal challenges to try to halt the impending weddings, but so far he hasn't met with much luck.

Gov. Chris Christie Proudly Discriminates Against Gay and Lesbian Couples

Sen. Barbara Buono | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sen. Barbara Buono

If Gov. Christie were a true leader, he would put his personal views and political ambitions aside and do what the people of New Jersey know is right. He would see how misguided he is in proudly discriminating against gay and lesbian couples. But he's blinded by his political ambitions.

State Judge Reaffirms Call For Gay Marriage In New Jersey

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge has reaffirmed her call for the state to start issuing same-sex marriage licenses on O...

Judge Being Pressed To Allow Gay Marriage

Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

By GEOFF MULVIHILL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey judge was being asked to rule that the state allow gay marriage as a result...

Christie Vows 'Very Swift Action' On Gay Marriage

AP | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is promising "very swift action" on gay-marriage legislation he opposes if it makes it to his desk. T...

Poll Shows Voters Favor Controversial Christie Plan

Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK--A majority of New Jersey voters say same-sex marriage should be decided by popular referendum - something Republican Governor Chris Chri...

Gay Marriage Vote Puts Heat On Christie

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — In a move that supporters called a civil rights milestone, New Jersey's state Senate on Monday passed a bill to recognize same-s...

Compromise Measure Criticized In Key Gay Marriage Battle

Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

By Edith Honan NEW YORK--In the fall of 2010, John Grant was rushed to Bellevue Hospital with a shattered skull after being hit by a car in New...

New Jersey and Marriage Equality: Perfect Together

Paul Gorrell, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Paul Gorrell, Ph.D.

New Jersey often suffers from an identity problem and easily becomes the joke of late-night comics. New Jersey's identity would only improve by being one of the first states in our country to enshrine tolerance in its laws by ending second-class citizenship.

Gay Marriage: New Jersey To Vote On Same-Sex Marriage On Thursday

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey's state Senate is set to vote on whether to legalize gay marriage. Sen. President Richard Codey has scheduled the vo...

Sketch From a Room in the New Jersey Statehouse

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Their opponents wear red. And while others sat leaning with their hands in their mouths, the reds sat with their eyebrows arched. They had the smug smell of victory in their noses.

NJ Senate Delays Gay Marriage Vote

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey's Senate president has agreed to postpone Thursday's scheduled vote on a bill to legalize same-sex marriages, and som...

New Jersey Gay Marriage Bill Fails To Pass

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey's state Senate has defeated a bill to legalize gay marriage, leaving it unlikely the state will have a gay marriage l...