Trenton sees protests as advocates of gay marriage get day in court

Many people for and against same-sex marriages are protesting in Trenton Wednesday as advocates of gay marriage get their day in court. Seven same-sex couples are suing the state for the right to get

News 12 Staff

Feb 16, 2006, 1:17 AM

Updated 6,695 days ago

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Many people for and against same-sex marriages are protesting in Trenton Wednesday as advocates of gay marriage get their day in court.
Seven same-sex couples are suing the state for the right to get married. They believe not allowing them the right to a legal union is discrimination. However, the New Jersey Supreme Court will not decide whether same-sex marriages are right or wrong. The court is expected to address who exactly should decide the issue.
The state maintains that the Legislature should decide the issue of same-sex marriages. However, advocates believe it is the courts? job to end discrimination.
Related Link:To watch the NJ Supreme Court hearings live click here.


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