Several national groups that support recognizing same-sex marriage are teaming up in a new way in New Jersey, launching a campaign to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of a bill that would recognize gay nuptials.
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?