However, those couples who remain in domestic partnerships and elect to not enter into a civil union will be allowed to remain as domestic partners. Minimal recognition. The questions asked in each poll varied. The law was challenged, but voters approved marriage equality in a November referendum.
Existing research indicates that believing same-sex sexuality is a choice is associated with opposition toward inclusive relationship policy Haider-Markel and Joslyn ; Swank and Raiz Buzzell, T. Sue Ed. Issue Date : March New Jersey trends mirrored national trends, in that women, young people, Latinos, people with a college education,  and people who know gay men and lesbians were more supportive of same-sex marriage than men.
Wolfenden report released. Civil unions and registered partnerships. Retrieved December 5, Same-sex couples who enter into a civil union are provided almost all of the rights granted to married couples under New Jersey state law. The New Civil Rights Movement. Justice Billings found that the Governor's order was consistent with state laws on the recognition of marriages from other jurisdictions.
Billings, of the State Supreme Court in the Bronxissued a decision that Governor Paterson acted within his powers when he required state agencies to recognize same-sex marriages from outside the state. Dowthe Christie administration asked the state Supreme Court to grant a stay of the decision pending appeal.
Pearl, M. The others are North Dakota and Nebraska. It will also be important to examine the nature of the content discussed; for example, was content on same-sex marriage or related curriculum covered?