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NJ Assembly Speaker: No Vote On Marriage Until Senate Approves It First

And that, folks, is that. The head of the New Jersey Assembly says he won’t post a bill to legalize same-sex marriage unless the Senate approves the measure first. Assembly Speaker Joe Roberts said Thursday that all sides had a chance to be heard during seven hours of Senate debate earlier in December. The bill eked through the Senate Judiciary …

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NJ Marriage Vote Postponed

Tomorrow’s scheduled NJ Senate vote on marriage equality has been postponed until the bill can be heard by the state Assembly Judiciary Committee. The lower body has not yet made a vote on the issue. Sens. Ray Lesniak (D-Union) and Loretta Weinberg (D-Bergen) said the bill — which was up for passage on Thursday — instead will likely be introduced …

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