Archived from the original on December 14, But qualification of a proposed initiative defining matrimony as restricted to one man and one woman would not, in and of itself, prevent gay marriages from proceeding under the newly passed statute starting on June 7. This section needs additional citations for verification.
It remains unclear whether gay weddings performed in the interim would be nullified if an initiative were to pass in November. Christie later supported a public vote on same-sex marriage; while he was personally opposed to it, he promised not to revisit the same-sex marriage issue if it was legalized by popular vote.
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State that the state's marriage laws violated the equal protection of privileges and immunities clause of the State Constitution. The state's Democratic-controlled Senate voted 24 to 16 on Monday to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry.
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The group's stated rationale was to prompt public examination of the premise that marriage exists for the purpose of procreation and to create a test case in which Andersen would be reversed. It heard oral arguments on March 8, It was one of the first states to do so after California.
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