NJ will be civil to some same-sex marriages

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February 17, 2007


"Same-sex marriages performed in Massachusetts or in foreign countries will automatically be recognized as civil unions in New Jersey starting Monday, Attorney General Stuart Rabner ruled yesterday...

"David Buckel, Marriage Project Director of the gay rights group Lambda Legal, called Rabner's opinion 'a good news, bad news decision.' He said it 'brought enormous peace of mind to a lot of couples and families' who will continue to have legal protections..."

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