Gay Marriage Plaintiffs Say NJ Is Shifting Blame For Inequality

Law360, New York (August 9, 2013, 10:40 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs challenging New Jersey’s civil union law filed a brief Friday blasting the state’s arguments against same-sex marriage, saying the state is discriminating against same-sex couples while trying to shift the blame onto the federal government.

Attorneys representing the advocacy group Garden State Equality, six New Jersey same-sex couples and their families filed a reply brief responding to New Jersey’s July brief asking the judge to deny GSE’s motion for summary judgment. In their brief, the plaintiffs say New Jersey’s argument that its civil unions are...
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