USA, New Jersey: Democratic Politicians Join March for Marriage Equality

Written by scott on June 23rd, 2013

Newark Mayor Corey BookerNewark Mayor Cory Booker and two other Senate hopefuls joined a march for marriage equality in Montclair, New Jersey. reports:

As same-sex marriage faces a crucial test this week in Washington, supporters of marriage equality in New Jersey got a boost of political firepower today from three Democratic candidates running in a special election for U.S. Senate. Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Rep. Rush Holt (D-12th Dist.) and Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6th Dist.) joined hundreds of marchers at Montclair’s Erie Park for the fourth annual “Equality Walk” — a 2.5-mile march in support of same-sex marriage, safe schools and equal rights in the workplace sponsored by the advocacy group Garden State Equality.

With Governor Chris Christie likely to coast to a second term and still adamantly opposed to marriage equality, it’s time for a referendum.

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