Garden State Equality
In an e-mail, the governor’s office said it submitted a formal withdrawal to the New Jersey Supreme Court on Monday morning.
Gov. Chris Christie is signing a bill barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight, making New Jersey the second state to ban so-called conversion therapy.
Garden State Equality attorney Lawrence Lustberg says the problem stems from how federal benefits are doled out.
Four national groups advocating for recognizing same-sex marriage are teaming up in New Jersey, saying that the state is primed to allow gay couples to wed.
In our area, local organizations on both sides of the gay marriage issue are watching the Supreme Court proceedings in Washington very closely.
A judge yesterday ordered Dharun Ravi to serve 30 days of jail time, plus three years probation. The sentence mystifies one New Jersey gay rights advocate.
Gov. Chris Christie has followed through on his promise to reject a bill allowing same-sex marriage in New Jersey by quickly vetoing the measure Friday and renewing his call for a ballot question to decide the issue.
The first bill introduced Monday in the New Jersey Assembly and Senate was a measure to legalize same sex marriage.
Louis Alberta is single but would love to get married someday. But for Louis and other gay and lesbian people living in New Jersey, getting married like heterosexual couples is not an option.