Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Gay marriage news from New Jersey & Washington DC

A couple of news stories on the marriage equality front on Tuesday:

New Jersey: Over 200 prominent Garden State Democrats demand a vote on gay marriage before the end of the lameduck session in January. This is critical because this is the last chance before supportive Governor Jim Corzine leaves office. His successor, Gov.-elect Christie has pledged to veto any such effort. Read the full story at NorthJersey.com.

Washington, D.C.: On an 11-2 vote, the city council passed the first of two votes required to allow same-sex marriage. Councilmembers Marion Barry was among the two dissenters. Not sure why we should listen to his view of morality anyways. Read the full story at The Huffington Post.

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