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  • Today in the News: NJ judge says same-sex marriage OK


  • News on New Jersey and same-sex marriage, Iran and Barilla.



     
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    "Same-sex couples must be allowed to marry in order to obtain equal protection of the law under the New Jersey Constitution." - Judge Mary Jacobson, writing a ruling on same-sex marriage in the state. Jacobson cited the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent rulings  in her statement. Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a same-sex marriage bill about a year ago.

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    President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke together today, the first time leaders of the countries have done so since 1979. It was a day of breakthroughs for relations, with both sides complimenting each other. Obama is hoping for an agreement on nuclear weapons.

    Hot video: Barilla pasta boycotted

    The world's leading pasta manufacturer is facing consumer boycotts after company chairman Guido Barilla told Italian radio that his company would never do a commercial with a homosexual family, but will only use “a classic family.” Barilla has since apologized, but that hasn't stopped the boycott.

     

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