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New Jersey bans "ex-gay" therapy for minors

"I believe that exposing children to these health risks without clear evidence of benefits that outweigh these serious risks is not appropriate. Based upon this analysis, I sign this bill into law," Gov. Chris Christie said.

Lesbian couple marry in Pennsylvania despite ban on same-gender unions

The validity of this marriage will be in doubt because of the law. The ACLU has sued in federal court, contending that the marriage ban in Pennsylvania is unconstitutional. State Attorney General Kathleen Kane has vowed not to defend the discriminatory law.

Post DOMA: New Jersey court urged to allow gay couples to marry

"Now that DOMA is gone, New Jersey is, as a matter of law, in direct violation of the New Jersey Supreme Court order we won in 2006 that requires equality for same-sex couples, and in violation of the Equal Protection clause of the federal Constitution."