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A gay rights activist in front of the U.S. Supreme Court - June 26, 2013 (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

New Push On For Gay Marriage In New Jersey

On the steps of the steps of the Statehouse in Trenton, Garden State Equality’s Troy Stevenson said Thursday that the time is now for gay marriage in New Jersey.

06/27/2013

St. Sen. Barbara Buono and Gov. Chris Christie (credits: Barbara Buono for NJ, Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Buono’s Openly Lesbian Daughter Blasts Christie For Marriage Stance

The openly lesbian daughter of New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono criticized Gov. Chris Christie Monday for his opposition to same-sex marriage.

06/24/2013

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ACLU Makes New Push For Gay Marriage In New Jersey

A new executive director of the New Jersey chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has taken up a new push to legalize gay marriage.

03/30/2013

Workers paint the NFL logo on a field (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Report: Gay NFL Player Could Come Out In ‘Next Few Months’

A major barrier in American professional sports could soon be broken, according to a report by Mike Freeman of CBSSports.com.

03/25/2013

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Garden State Equality Chairman: Gay Marriage Will Be Legal In N.J. Soon

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a marriage equality bill last year, but Troy Stevenson – the new chairman of Garden State Equality – emphasized that a lot has happened since then.

01/26/2013

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New Jersey Activists Hope Supreme Court Will Rule For Gay Marriage

Gay rights activists in New Jersey hope the U.S. Supreme Court will establish a constitutional right to gay marriage and end a prohibition in that state.

12/08/2012

President Barack Obama stands on stage with first lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden after his victory speech on election night(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Happy Thanksgiving

The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.

11/22/2012

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High New York State Court Refuses To Hear Challenge To Gay Marriage

The fight over gay marriage rights in the state of New York is officially over, after the state’s highest court refused to hear a challenge by opponents.

CBS New York–10/23/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and Gore

In an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.

09/04/2012

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Opinion: Chick-fil-A Doesn’t Belong In Politics

What was Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy thinking when he thought that anyone cares about what he thinks about same-sex marriage? Whatever Cathy’s reasoning, he has a lot to learn about the separation of his business and the unnecessary preaching of his morality.

07/26/2012

President Barack Obama speaks at a fundraiser at the Sheraton - New York, NY - Nov 30, 2011 (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Endorses Marriage Equality For Same-Sex Couples

Nearly one year after New York became the sixth state in the U.S. to legally recognize same-sex marriage, President Barack Obama announced his support for marriage equality.

05/09/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Getty Images)

Gay Rights Organization Honors Mayor Bloomberg

In his acceptance speech, Mayor Bloomberg praised the President and Congress for winning the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for gays in the military.

10/01/2011