Breaking News: New Jersey Senate Schedules Vote on Marriage Equality for Thursday

from New Jersey Senate Democrats

Trenton, NJ – Senate President Richard J. Codey (D-Essex) today announced that the full Senate will consider bill S1967 – the “Freedom of Religion and Equality in Civil Marriage Act”– at the voting session scheduled for this Thursday.

“Given the intensely personal nature of this issue, I think the people of this state deserve the right to a formal debate on the Senate floor.  I’d like to commend both sides of this issue for their passionate advocacy thus far and the heartfelt testimony that we have heard.”

The Senate voting session is scheduled for 2 pm on Thursday, January 7.  Further information on accommodations for the media and the general public will be released tomorrow.

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