New Jersey senate rejects same-sex marriage
Catholic World News - January 08, 2010
In a 20-14 vote, New Jersey’s state senate has rejected an attempt to legalize same-sex marriage. Advocates of homosexual marriage had attempted to push the bill through the legislature before Governor-elect Chris Christie, an opponent of same-sex marriage, takes office.
Over the past year, the state’s bishops repeatedly urged Catholics to contact legislators to make known their opposition to same-sex marriage.
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Posted by: niall -
Jan. 08, 2010 7:28 PM ET USA
Thanks be to God! Traditional marriage lives to fight another day. May many more politicians and religious leaders have the courage to speak out in favour and protection of traditional marriage. I'm sure this victory for marriage is also due in no small part to the prayers and lobbying of Catholics of New Jersey!