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With news that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has instructed his Attorney General to withdraw the state's appeal of a lower court’s ruling bringing marriage equality to the Garden State, marriage equality is now the law of the land in New Jersey. Civil marriage licenses are being granted to same-sex couples effective Monday, October 21.

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HRC has been a proud member of the New Jersey United for Marriage campaign, which has been fighting to secure marriage equality legislatively for all loving and committed couples in New Jersey.

HRC had five field staff in New Jersey as part of its investment in the campaign, including Senior Regional Field Organizer David Contreras Turley.

Read more on HRC's work to help secure marriage equality in the Garden State.

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