Gay Marriage in New Jersey: Now or Not for a While
In New Jersey last Tuesday, a candidate for governor who opposes gay marriage (Chris Christie) defeated a candidate who supports it (Jon Corzine). That's ...
In New Jersey last Tuesday, a candidate for governor who opposes gay marriage (Chris Christie) defeated a candidate who supports it (Jon Corzine). That's why the state may be about to legalize gay marriage in the next few weeks.
Confused? The Star-Ledger explains:
The battle over same-sex marriage in New Jersey took on new urgency for both sides last week when Chris Christie, a Republican, beat Gov. Jon Corzine, a Democrat, in the gubernatorial election. Since Christie opposes same-sex marriage and Corzine supports it, the upcoming lame-duck legislative session may be the last opportunity for a vote on same-sex marriage measure for at least four years.
With Corzine still in office for 10 weeks, both sides are intensifying efforts to advertise, lobby, and press supporters to contact legislators, through the end of the lame-duck session that starts later this month.
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