Postedon Feb 07, 2013 at 11:00 am
Today, Freedom to Marry announced a 2013 drive to raise and invest $2 million through the Win More States Fund, with an initial goal of passing marriage bills in several states across the country - Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Minnesota, New Jersey, and Rhode Island.
Postedon Dec 12, 2012 at 02:00 pm
This week, New Jersey's state Senate President Stephen Sweeney said he would not support a measure that would allow a referendum on the freedom to marry in New Jersey, and that he would not post a referendum bill to committee. Earlier this year, the NJ legislature approved a marriage billl, but Gov. Chris Christie vetoed it.
Postedon Dec 05, 2012 at 06:30 pm
This weekend, Penelope Gnesin and Brenda Sue Fulton became the first same-sex couple to marry at Cadet Chapel, a landmark chapel at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Fulton is a graduate from West Point, and she and Gnesin have been together for seventeen years.
Postedon May 18, 2012 at 02:36 pm
Garden State Equality, the largest civil rights organization in New Jersey, has been working hard to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of the freedom to marry.
Postedon May 03, 2012 at 11:01 am
Today 11 State Democratic Party chairs from across the country joined in support of a freedom to marry plank in the party’s national platform. The chairs include John Burton (CA), Jay Jacobs (NY), John Walsh (MA), Ken Martin (MN), Meredith Wood Smith (OR), Boyd Richie (TX), Jake Perkinson (VT), Mike Tate (WI), Dwight Pelz (WA), Jon Wisniewski (NJ), and Joan Wagnon (KS).
Postedon Mar 01, 2012 at 11:21 am
According to a Quinnipac University poll released today, 57% of New Jersey voters support the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.
Postedon Feb 16, 2012 at 04:40 pm
Today the New Jersey Assembly voted 42 to 33 to pass A. 1, the bill that would extend the freedom to marry to gay and lesbian couples in the Garden State. The Assembly vote follows a 24-16 vote passing a marriage bill in the state Senate earlier this week.
Postedon Feb 09, 2012 at 02:27 pm
Votes on the marriage bill are scheduled for next week in the New Jersey Assembly and Senate
Postedon Jan 24, 2012 at 02:11 pm
On an 8 to 4 vote, New Jersey's Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance a bill to extend marriage to gay and lesbian couples