Articles Posted in the " Gay Marriage " Category

  • 3 things to watch in the post-Obergefell environment

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I keep getting “what’s next” questions from the Save Jersey faithful after last week’s legal tsunami. Emails, Facebook messages, and things of the like. Let’s open this discussion up to the whole class. Here’s my initial offering: (1) Activists will push are pushing to force churches/synagogues to perform gay […]

  • The Supreme Court is now our Supreme Legislature

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog American “democracy” lives on, Save Jerseyans, but our federal republic is on life support. That’s the only conclusion for a thinking person to reach after this week’s blockbuster U.S. Supreme Court rulings in King v. Burwell (Obamacare subsidies) and then Obergefell v. Hodges (gay marriage). Chief Justice John Roberts read his dissent […]

  • 3rd Circuit Upholds New Jersey’s Gay Conversion Therapy Ban

    By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals has declared that a ban on conversion therapy in the Garden State does not violate the First Amendment rights of minors and their parents, Save Jerseyans, turning back a challenge to the law based primarily on the Free Exercise Clause. You can […]

  • Defending the Faith?

    By Bill Spadea | Bill Spadea’s Blog The recent suspension of Catholic school theology teacher Patricia Jannuzzi who expressed her opinion on Facebook regarding gay marriage and the silence of the Diocesan Bishop captures the essence of how far the Political Correctness has spread in society. According to recent reports, the school and Church leaders have distanced […]

  • Congressman Smith: LGBT persons should be treated with respect and compassion

    By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ-4), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee on Africa and Human Rights, responded to the controversy about a remark concerning homosexual rights and human rights that he made during a hearing last week on combating violence inflicted by the terrorist group Boko Haram in Nigera with a statement […]

  • Passaic GOP Chairman: Rep. Smith needs to “revisit” gay rights remarks

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Here’s something you don’t see often: On Friday, Save Jerseyans, a group of pro-gay marriage New Jersey Republicans called on Congressman Rep. Chris Smith (R, NJ-05), chairman of the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organization, to recant certain comments regarding […]

  • Bell Doubles-Down: SCOTUS “Completely Incoherent”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Say what you want about Jeff Bell’s strategy, Save Jerseyans, but the guy isn’t afraid to double-down on his socially-conservative views in a time and cycle where that’s not the most popular page in the Republican Party playbook. He continued to do so on Monday after the U.S. […]

  • Greenwald: Let Them Eat (Wedding) Cake!

    Democratic Leader Wants No Religious Exceptions For Gay Marriage By Art Gallagher | Assembly Minority Leader Lou Greenwald told The Star Ledger that Assembly Democrats are not likely to pass legislation that would protect clergy and religious organizations from being forced to perform same sex marriages and accommodate the ceremonies. What’s less clear is what the Legislature is going […]

  • Doherty Criticizes Christie’s Call

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s fair to say that a solid majority of New Jersey voters are either happy with or indifferent to gay marriage’s arrival in the Garden State. At least one legislator, however, remains strongly critical of both how it came about and the Governor’s Monday morning decision to stop fighting it […]

  • Christie Drops Gay Marriage Suit

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog In a move that’s sure to keep people talking on both sides of the ideological divide, Save Jerseyans, Governor Chris Christie’s office announced on Monday morning that it will no longer pursue its appeal of last month Mercer County Superior Court decision legalizing same sex marriages in New Jerseyans. Today […]

  • LD1 GOP Backs Gay Marriage

    Will Garden State Equality Treat LD1 Repubs Equally? By Irwin M. Fletcher | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jerseyans, you might have heard this morning that the District 1 Republican Candidate Susan Adelizzi-Schmidt, Kris Gabor & Sam Fiocchi have publicly shown their support for marriage equality. I applaud them for having the courage to do so; it’s a timely move considering […]

  • No Stay for Gay Marriage Ruling

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The top state-level judge in Mercer County, the Hon. Mary Jacobson, A.J.S.C.,  has refused to delay the commencement of same-sex marriages in New Jersey (scheduled to begin on October 21st) pending the final resolution of an appeal filed by the Christie Administration. In short, Save Jerseyans, that means gay marriages […]