21 Dec: Senator Weinberg On Civil Union Bill Signing

TRENTON – Senator Loretta Weinberg, D-Bergen, released the following statement today regarding the signing of S-2407, a bill she sponsored establishing civil unions for same sex couples in New Jersey:

“Today is a good day, but not a perfect day for same sex couples.

“Same sex couples have cause to celebrate today as they advance on their long and difficult journey to equality.

14 Dec: Codey Statement On Passage Of Civil Unions Bill

TRENTON – Senate President Richard J. Codey (D-Essex) today released the following statement on the passage by both houses of bill S2407/A3787, which he co-sponsored with Senator Loretta Weinberg, creating civil unions for same sex couples:

“I am proud of both houses for making this bill a priority and demonstrating their overwhelming support for equality. With this approval, and the Governor’s anticipated signature, the new year is sure to be filled with many groundbreaking protections for New Jersey’s same-sex couples.