Federal judge John E. Jones III has dismissed motions by the state secretaries of health and revenue, and the Bucks County register of wills.
The judge in a federal court challenge to Pennsylvania’s 17-year-old law that bans recognition of same-sex marriages is rejecting three different attempts to dismiss the lawsuit.
“We thought this would be the appropriate way for us to affirm that God’s love extends to people of all gender and sexual preferences,” says David W. Brown, an associate minister at Arch Street United Methodist Church.
Chris discusses the possibility the White House will push back the deadline to enroll in a healthcare exchange and television shows agreeing to promote the benefits of the Affordable Care Act. He talks to Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe and Alex Borstein from The Family Guy.
Chris reviews the problems with the healthcare.gov rollout and the media’s reactions, as well as a potential cure to baldness. He also talks to writer John Geeting about privatizing liquor sales in Pennsylvania.
After 27 years together, Beth Asaro and Joanne Schailey were officially married in front of close friends and family in Lambertville, New Jersey at midnight on Monday.
Christie has always had a mixed record on the subject of gay marriage, at one time urging that a statewide voter referendum should decide the issue.
In an e-mail, the governor’s office said it submitted a formal withdrawal to the New Jersey Supreme Court on Monday morning.
Some towns have begun accepting applications from same-sex couples who want to get married on Monday.
New Jersey’s Supreme Court will have the final say on whether same-sex marriage will become legal.
The Christie Administration’s bid to delay a court order mandating gay marriage in New Jersey has been turned down by the judge who issued that order.
Lawyers in a court challenge to Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage are slated to meet with a federal judge.
The Christie administration on Monday made its final case for why a judge should put on hold a ruling that would legalize gay marriage effective Oct. 21.
Chris discusses the ongoing government shutdown and it’s effects on the economy, a gay marriage bill introduced in Pennsylvania, and another shooting in Washington D.C. He talks to Megyn Kelly from Fox News, Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece, and Comedian Sarah Colonna.
“Let’s have a conversation, a dialogue, a debate,” says Donald Sico of the New Jersey Catholic Conference. “And let’s let it be a civil discourse.”