New Jersey Gay Marriage Decision

I’ve only read the news coverage, (which also has a link to the decision, if you want to watch the oral arguments, they are here) but it sounds like it’s a Vermont situation rather than Massachusetts. That is, the court said “we don’t care what you call it, but you have to extend the the same benefits to committed gay couples that you do to committed hetero couples.”

I think that’s the right result policy wise, and it may also be the right result under N.J. law. I don’t know on the latter because I have not read the decision.

For now, I only have two questions.

First, how long before Twinkle ties this to Patricia Todd and the rest of Alabama’s Democrats, or otherwise uses it for ammo in this election?

Second, will this decision serve as the raw meat hot issue the national repubs need to enrage the the rabid dogs motivate the base for the elections?

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4 Comments on “New Jersey Gay Marriage Decision”

  1. anna Says:

    I’m sure a crazy conservative will do their best to use it as raw meat.

  2. Dan Says:

    I’m sure Patricia Todd orchestrated the whole court process.

  3. Frank Says:

    Why are fundamental human rights a red meat issue?

  4. demopolite Says:

    Because, Frank, gay people don’t HAVE rights! Haven’t you read the talking points?!


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