I do not believe you put civil rights on the ballot, period. It is the job of elected officials to ensure that everyone is provided equal protection and equal rights under the law. We should not hide from that responsibility. We should embrace it.”
New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney, opposing Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to get marriage equality put to a public referendum in the Garden State.
This is stupid, we won referendum in WA, ME, MN, and MD. Why shut the door on the only way we could get marriage equality in NJ?