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Judge, Lawyers, To Meet In Pennsylvania Same-Sex Marriage Case

Lawyers in a court challenge to Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage are slated to meet with a federal judge.


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Same-sex Marriage Debate Continues In New Jersey

New Jersey Democrats trying to keep the ball rolling for same-sex marriage are pushing the issue on two fronts: the NJ Supreme Court and the Statehouse.


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Montgomery County Issues First Marriage License To Gay Couple

Officials outside Philadelphia are issuing marriage licenses to a pair of gay couples, despite a state law banning such unions.


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Same Sex Couple Prepares For Wedding In Montgomery County

What turned out to be a celebration has now turned into a full blown wedding.


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Rights Group Sees Toehold in Supreme Court Decision to Get Gay Marriage in NJ

“The law of the State of New Jersey discriminates, and that’s what’s hurting the families,” says Hayley Gorenberg, an attorney with Lambda Legal, a group which represents six same-sex couples in a New Jersey lawsuit.


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Delaware Same-Sex Marriage Law Could Have Impact in Nearby NJ, Pa.

What about a couple married in Delaware that moves to New Jersey? Or a couple who files for divorce in NJ?


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After Christie Veto, NJ Voters Support Legalizing Gay Marriage By Widest Margin Ever

New Jersey voters support same-sex marriage by a margin of 57 to 37 percent, according to a survey conducted by the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.


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For Same-Sex Couples, Income Tax Day Brings Extra Challenge

This year, as before, those couples may have to do a little extra work to file their taxes correctly.


(A gay couple awaits a civil union in New Jersey in 2004.)

Gov. Christie Says He’ll Veto A Gay Marriage Bill If Passed in NJ

Christie — opting instead to support a public referendum on the question — made his feelings known during a town hall meeting as the Senate Judiciary Committee took testimony from those for and against gay marriage.


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NJ Democrats Plan To Reintroduce Gay Marriage Bill This Week

Democrats in the New Jersey Legislature will reintroduce a gay marriage bill this week and have vowed to make same-sex unions a top priority two years after similar legislation was voted down.


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State Lawmaker Wants to Eliminate 3-Day Marriage License Wait in New Jersey

It’s a plan driven more by economics than emotions.