N.J. must allow gay marriages, judge rules

Sep 27, 2013 Full story: www.boston.com 7

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

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#1 Sep 27, 2013
"This unequal treatment requires that New Jersey extend civil marriage to same-sex couples to satisfy equal protection guarantees of the New Jersy Constitution as interpreted by the New Jersey Supreme Court in Lewis," wrote the judge. "Same-sex couples must be allowed to marry in order to obtain equal protection of the law under the New Jersey Constitution."

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#2 Sep 27, 2013
So, it looks like New Jersey becomes the 14th State........hopefully the Governor nor his staff appeal and this goes into effect soon!!!
Neil An Blowme

Hoboken, NJ

#6 Sep 27, 2013
Orlando wrote:
Hopefully the good people of NJ will take it to the streets!
Fight back against homosexual scum!
How civilized, you philistine.

Since: Mar 07

Rhoadesville, VA

#8 Sep 27, 2013
TrueBlood wrote:
I bet the judge is a fagg@t.
No.

She just doesn't share your obsessions and delusions.

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#9 Sep 27, 2013
Supreme Court:

"Congress... cannot deny the liberty protected by the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment.

...the principal purpose and the necessary effect of this law are to demean those persons who are in a lawful same-sex marriage. This requires the Court to hold, as it now does, that DOMA is unconstitutional as a deprivation of the liberty of the person protected by the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution.

The liberty protected by the Fifth Amendment's Due Process Clause contains within it the prohibition against denying to any person the equal protection of the laws. While the Fifth Amendment itself withdraws from the Government the power to degrade or demean in the way this law does, the equal protection guarantee of the Fourteenth Amendment makes that Fifth Amendment right all the more specific and all the better understood and preserved." (Windsor)

Thank you Edie.

As prop 8 showed, discrimination under the 14th is no more allowed than under the 5th.
Gremlin

Louisville, KY

#10 Sep 27, 2013
TrueBlood wrote:
I bet the judge is a fagg@t.
Not all straight people are bigoted idiots like you. No suprise that thought has never crossed your simple mind.

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Since: Nov 12

Coolidge, AZ

#11 Sep 27, 2013
Not Yet Equal wrote:
Supreme Court:
"Congress... cannot deny the liberty protected by the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment.
...the principal purpose and the necessary effect of this law are to demean those persons who are in a lawful same-sex marriage. This requires the Court to hold, as it now does, that DOMA is unconstitutional as a deprivation of the liberty of the person protected by the Fifth Amendment of the Constitution.
The liberty protected by the Fifth Amendment's Due Process Clause contains within it the prohibition against denying to any person the equal protection of the laws. While the Fifth Amendment itself withdraws from the Government the power to degrade or demean in the way this law does, the equal protection guarantee of the Fourteenth Amendment makes that Fifth Amendment right all the more specific and all the better understood and preserved." (Windsor)
Thank you Edie.
As prop 8 showed, discrimination under the 14th is no more allowed than under the 5th.
Tell Christie that. He doesn't seem to believe it.

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