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ACLU Maps Out N.J. Same-Sex Marriages

Nearly 4,000 marriage licenses have been issued to same-sex couples in New Jersey since the state Supreme Court cleared the way for gay marriages one year ago.

10/21/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Says States Should Decide On Same-Sex Marriage

Gov. Chris Christie says it shouldn’t be up to the Supreme Court to decide whether states allow same-sex marriage.

10/10/2014

OKCupid

OKCupid: Mozilla CEO’s Resignation Shows ‘Commitment’ To Same-Sex Marriage Rights

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigned Thursday, amid a heated reaction to his prior support of Proposition 8 – the since-invalidated California law that took marriage rights away from same-sex couples.

04/03/2014

OKCupid

OKCupid Protests Firefox Over Mozilla CEO’s Anti-Same Sex Marriage Contribution

Users of the New York-based dating site OKCupid were greeted with a protest message Tuesday, if they used Firefox to get to the site.

04/01/2014

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Attorney General Eric Holder Applies Same-Sex Marriage Ruling To Justice Department

Holder was headline speaker at the 13th annual Human Rights Campaign’s “Greater New York Gala” at the Waldorf Astoria.

02/08/2014

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (second from right) with his longtime partner Randy Florke and their three adopted children. (credit: Facebook/Rep. Sean Maloney)

Putnam County Congressman Announces Engagement To Longtime Partner

The freshman congressman will be the second member of Congress married to a same-sex partner. Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., is also married. Former Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., became the first sitting member of Congress to marry his partner in 2012.

01/14/2014

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Pair Of Graduates Become First Men To Marry At West Point

Two graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point became the first men to marry each other at the storied military academy.

11/02/2013

Alexander Padilla and Anthony Arenas cut a piece of cake after being married by U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker at City Hall in the early morning hours of October 21, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Drops Appeal On Same-Sex Marriage

In an email Monday morning, the governor’s office said it was withdrawing its appeal because the chief justice on Friday “left no ambiguity” about the court’s view.

10/21/2013

Louise Wolpin and Marsha Shapiro of South Brunswick, N.J. plan to marry at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, the moment gay marriage becomes legal in the state. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

N.J. Gay Couples Line Up For Marriage Licenses

The weddings were planned after the state Supreme Court last week refused to delay a lower court order for the state to begin recognizing same-sex marriages.

10/20/2013

Louise Wolpin and Marsha Shapiro of South Brunswick, N.J. plan to marry at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, the moment gay marriage becomes legal in the state. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Same-Sex Couples Ready To Tie The Knot In New Jersey

Same-sex couples were making plans this weekend to line up for marriage licenses, after the New Jersey State Supreme Court ruled that gay weddings must begin this coming Monday.

10/19/2013

Supporters await the New Jersey Supreme court decision on same-sex marriage in front of the Supreme court building October 25, 2006 in Trenton. (credit: Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

N.J. Supreme Court Allows Gay Marriages To Begin Monday As Appeals Process Continues

The state’s highest court ruled unanimously Friday to uphold a lower-court order that gay weddings must start Monday and to deny a delay that was sought by Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.

10/18/2013

Gov. Chris Christie makes a campaign stop in Belleville after signing ban on gay conversion therapy, Aug. 19, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Christie Administration Asks Judge To Delay Gay Marriage Order

The motion was expected part of the fallout from Friday’s ruling by Judge Mary Jacobson that the state must recognize same-sex marriage starting Oct. 21.

10/01/2013

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie On ‘CBS Sunday Morning:’ ‘What I Am Is A Fighter’

In a wide-ranging interview on “CBS Sunday Morning,” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie characterized himself as a “fighter,” who is “willing to mix it up to defend his or her point of view.”

09/29/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses media speaks at a news conference in Sayreville on July 8, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie Expected To Fight Ruling Allowing For Same-Sex Marriage In N.J.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signaled that he will fight a ruling that ordered the State of New Jersey to begin granting same-sex marriage licenses.

09/28/2013

Marriage equality supporters rally on March 24, 2013 in New York City. (Credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Judge: Same-Sex Couples Must Be Allowed To Marry

In a summary judgment issued Friday, Judge Mary Jacobson says now that the federal government recognizes gay marriages, not doing so in New Jersey would violate the state constitution.

09/27/2013

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