Garden State Equality
New Jersey is the only state in the Tri-State Area without gay marriage, and a new poll shows people are still split on the issue, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.
Americans are reacting with joy, scorn and indifference after President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to endorse equal marriage rights for same-sex couples.
As an alternate, James Downey heard all the testimony but did not participate in deliberations.
In a split verdict, Dharun Ravi, a former Rutgers student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate who later committed suicide, has been found guilty of invasion of privacy and bias intimidation.
A state panel ruled it didn’t provide funding for school districts to implement the required changes. The revised proposal allows districts to be reimbursed for money they spend on anti-bullying training and staff.
New Jersey lawmakers gave their blessing to legalizing gay marriage for the first time Monday as the state Senate passed a bill that would allow nuptials for same-sex couples, despite Gov. Chris Christie’s insistence that he will veto such legislation.
Gay marriage proponents expect same-sex couples will be allowed to wed in New Jersey, eventually.
New Jersey politician Charles Mainor has apologized for a Facebook post that referred to the Philadelphia Eagles as “gaybirds” and the Dallas Cowboys as “cowgirls.”
New Jersey Democrats have identified legalizing gay marriage as their top priority for the legislative session that starts Tuesday. It failed to pass when it was voted on two years ago.
For the first time, teacher Viki Knox and her husband, Gene, sat down for a CBS 2 exclusive over the firestorm that started it all.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed an anti-bullying bill that gay rights advocates say is the toughest law of its kind in the nation.