October 26, 2006
NJ Supreme Court to Legislature: Write a Statute for Gay Marriage, Now
In case you are living under a rock, the New Jersey Supreme Court yesterday held that denial of marriage-like benefits to gay couples violated the state's constitution. Opinion here. "[T]he Legislature must either amend the marriage statutes to include same-sex couples or create a parallel statutory structure, which will provide for, on equal terms, the rights and benefits enjoyed and burdens and obligations borne by married couples."
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