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Christie Plans Appeal of NJ Gay Marriage Ruling

by Geoff Mulvihill
Friday Sep 27, 2013
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A spokesman for Gov. Chris Christie says he will appeal a state court ruling calling for gay marriage to be legalized.

Spokesman Michael Drewniak says Christie "will let the Supreme Court make this constitutional determination" after lawmakers rejected his previous plan to have voters decide whether to allow same-sex marriage.

A state judge ruled earlier Friday that the state must allow same-sex couples to marry beginning Oct. 21.

Judge Mary Jacobson says now that the federal government recognizes gay marriages, not doing so in New Jersey would violate the state constitution. The judge accepted the position of lawyers from gay rights groups that the state is blocking citizens from receiving federal benefits.

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  • Anonymous, 2013-09-27 23:29:06

    It’s beyond time to finally kill off the knuckle dragging Republican Party once and for all !!! Who the hell are they to determine MY humanity !


  • MNrainbow, 2013-09-28 02:14:43

    Who picked governor Christies spouse? I don’t remember having a say! He needs to stick to what he does best... Eating!


  • Bob K, 2013-09-28 04:40:38

    He follows the catholic church... They put him into office, his kids have to show their faces in church and school. If Gays picketed every bishop, it might show the public that they are the villians.


  • DerekJA, 2013-09-28 08:59:43

    All excellent points. II’d just like to bring to attention, how expertly he’s holding that microphone. Hmmmm makes me wonder if, "the lady duth protest too much " JUST THROW’N THAT OUT THERE. ?snicker?


  • Anonymous, 2013-09-28 11:39:15

    Vile man ... What a horrible human weakness that some people simply enjoy making other peoples lives less meaningful. What kind of childhoods did these bigots come from ?


  • nick, 2013-09-28 22:27:02

    fat fuck!


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