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NEW JERSEY: Lesbian Couple Finally Wins Famed Ocean Grove Pavilion Case

Five years into a case that has been one of the most frequently cited examples of “homofascism,” a New Jersey state agency has ruled that operators of the Ocean Grove Pavilion did indeed break the law when they refused to let a lesbian couple rent the venue for their civil union ceremony. The organization violated the state Law Against Discrimination …

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Lesbian Couple Wins NJ Discrimination Suit

Last year a lesbian couple sued after a church group in Ocean Grove, New Jersey refused to let them hold their wedding at a beach pavilion that they had regularly been renting to the public. The case is routinely trumpeted by the Christianist right as an example of how same-sex marriage will trample religious freedom. Today the women won their …

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