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09/27/2013

*UPDATED: And New Jersey [might] make 14 marriage equality states (plus D.C.)!

by Jeremy Hooper

Even during a new parent hiatus, some things are too important to ignore:

Judge legalizes same-sex marriage in New Jersey [Star-Ledger]

The Garden State is a bit of an adopted home for me, being the state where my husband grew up and the one in which my in-laws (and so many relatives) still reside. This absolutely thrills for me! And not only for me, but also for a next generation that will only know our petty "sanctity of marriage" battles from history books.

Marriages could begin as soon as Oct 21.

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**UPDATE: Of course it might be appealed.

**UPDATE2: Gov. Christie has vowed to appeal. Ugh.

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