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New Jersey commission recommends same-sex marriage

December 11, 2008

A civil-rights panel in New Jersey has encouraged state legislators to grant legal recognition of same-sex marriage. If the recommendation of the New Jersey Civil Union Review Commission is followed, the state would become the first in America to recognize homosexual unions as the result of a legislative action rather than a court decision. The New Jersey Catholic Conference charged that the commission's report was marked by bias, and constituted a thinly veiled lobbying effort by gay-rights advocates.

 


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