Sen. President Stephen Sweeney (D) said today that NJ's gay marriage bill would pass if Gov. Chris Christie allowed the Republicans to vote for it, and said that Democrats are currently trying to collect the Republican votes necessary for an override of Christie's earlier veto.
In deciding its first cases on the same-sex marriage issue Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of a federal anti-gay marriage law, the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), that has kept legally married same-sex couples from receiving tax, health and pension benefits that are available to m…
Same-sex couples in New Jersey are happy after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday that legally married same-sex couples should have the same federal benefits as heterosexual married couples, but how much of a difference will it really make?
Two landmark Supreme Court rulings that bolster gay marriage rights don't remove all barriers to same-sex unions by a long shot. Where gay couples live still will have a lot to do with how they're treated.
An advocate for gay marriage in New Jersey will file a motion next week asking a judge to force the state to recognize same-sex marriage following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that strikes down a federal ban on the unions.