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Federal Court Rejects Challenge to NJ Conversion Therapy Ban

Friday Sep 12, 2014
New Jersey's ban on so-called gay conversion therapy was upheld by a federal appeals court on Thursday, though the three-judge panel took issue with a key aspect of a lower court's ruling.

Where 'Gay American' Jim McGreevey Is, 10 Years On

By Geoff Mulvihill | Sunday Aug 10, 2014
Ten years after he announced that he was a "gay American" and would resign from office after a scandal-plagued stint as New Jersey governor, Jim McGreevey is back in government, this time mostly as an evangelist for prison reform.

#ICYM :: EDGE's Top Five News Stories of the Week

By EDGE | Sunday Aug 3, 2014
EDGE's Top Five News stories from the week of July 27 through August 2nd.

Challenge to NJ Gay Conversion Ban for Minors is Dismissed

Thursday Jul 31, 2014
For the second time in nine months, a federal judge in New Jersey has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay conversion therapy.

Christie to Republicans: Don't Give Up Marriage Fight

By EDGE | Monday Jul 14, 2014
While speaking to reporters Saturday at the National Governors Association convention in Nashville, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said while the issue of same-sex marriage is "settled" in his home state, opponents shouldn't give up the fight elsewhere.

Rick Perry: ’I Stepped Right In It’ Regarding Oops Moment Linking Gays to Alcoholics

By EDGE | Friday Jun 20, 2014
After a week of occupying numerous headlines and debates over a statement made likening homosexuality to alcoholism, Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) appears to be backing away from the hot button social issue and diverting attention to the economy.

Christie Joins GOP Courtship of Evangelicals

By Steve Peoples | Friday Jun 20, 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is joining the parade of ambitious Republicans courting religious conservatives as the early jockeying for the next presidential contest intensifies.

Christie Disagrees With Perry’s Gay Statements

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jun 13, 2014
Rifts continue to form in the Republican Party today when N.J. Gov. Chris Christie publicly disagreed with Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s recent statement linking homosexuality to alcoholism.

Christie Says He Can Beat Clinton

Friday Jun 13, 2014
Gov. Chris Christie appears confident in his presidential prospects despite the ongoing bridge scandal that has tarnished his national reputation.

NJ Court Rules ’Ex-Gay’ Therapy Practitioners Potentially Liable for Costs to Undo Their Damage

By EDGE | Tuesday Jun 10, 2014
According to a New Jersey Superior Court ruling, an organization performing gay conversion therapy may be liable to pay for legitimate therapy to undo psychological damage done to their former clients.