For Immediate Release
NJ Legislators to Fast-Track Freedom to Marry Bill
NEW JERSEY - Today New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney and House Speaker Sheila Oliver announced that they will fast-track and prioritize legislation that would end the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage in New Jersey. The announcement was made at a press conference today in which Freedom to Marry’s National Campaign Director Marc Solomon offered the organization’s full support in helping secure passage of the law.
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Freedom to Marry is the gay and non-gay partnership working to win marriage equality nationwide. Headed by Evan Wolfson, one of America's leading civil rights advocates and lawyers, Freedom to Marry brings new resources and a renewed context of urgency and opportunity to this social justice movement.