As of Monday, any couple married in another state or country which recognizes same-sex marriage will now be recognized as married in Delaware.
While New Jersey State Senator Barbara Buono trails Governor Chris Christie, by a lot, in her bid to unseat him, she may have latched to an issue that might help improve some of those poll numbers.
What turned out to be a celebration has now turned into a full blown wedding.
Chris continues his shore of the Jersey shore from Wildwood this morning. He discusses the Senate’s passage of an immigration reform bill, the testimony from the star witness in the trial against George Zimmerman, and the indictment filed against the surviving Boston Marathon bomber. He talks to the Mayor of Wildwood, Ernie Troiano, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece, and the voice of Roger Rabbit, Charlie Fleischer.
A gay Pennsylvania legislator says he’ll introduce a bill to legalize same-sex marriages in his home state.
Several dozen people came to make a point that the federal ruling does affect New Jersey.
Chris assesses yesterday’s rulings by the Supreme Court on gay marriage, the murder charges against former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, and an ad opposing privatization of Pennsylvania’s state owned liquor stores produced by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union. He also talks to Lyle Denniston from the National Constitution Center, John Hayward from Human Events, New Jersey Senate Candidate Steve Lonegan, and Comedian Chris Hardwick.
The US Supreme Court will close its term today with a ruling on a key section of the Defense of Marriage Act, which blocks gay married couples from federal benefits, as well as California’s Proposition 8 that bans gay marriage in that state.
What about a couple married in Delaware that moves to New Jersey? Or a couple who files for divorce in NJ?
Chris gets ready for the Phillies home opener against the Kansas City Royals. He also reviews DA Seth Williams proposal to impose a two year minimum sentence for illegally possessing a gun in Philadelphia and Mayor Michael Nutters decision to veto city council’s mandatory paid sick leave bill. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.
Chris reviews the Phillies opening day set back in Atlanta, Senator Bob Casey’s conversion on gay marriage, and doing business in the gym. He also talks to Author Christopher Frankie about his new book, Nailed, about working for Lenny Dykstra.
Chris gets ready for the start of the Phillies season with Charlie Manuel. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the the Monday Morning Matchup and Fox News Contributor John Stossel about his new book, No They Can’t. He also details the story of a man crashing his car into a Walmart and Google featuring a doodle of Cesar Chavez on Easter.
Chris discusses the Supreme Court’s hearings on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage act and debates whether or not hospitals should hire smokers. He talks to Adrian Benepe from the Trust for Public Land, John Lyles, the inventor of the Skull Shaver, gun rights attorney Evan Nappen, and the Brandywine Roller Girls.
In our area, local organizations on both sides of the gay marriage issue are watching the Supreme Court proceedings in Washington very closely.
Hundreds of people from our area headed to Washington D-C this morning to participate in a “Marriage March”.