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By Kari Osmond | December 11th, 2012 - 4:10pm
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(TRENTON) - Assemblyman Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer/Hunterdon) issued this response to Senator Bateman's statement on the Assemblyman's Marriage Equality Ballot Initiative:

"While I appreciate Senator Bateman's support of the LGBT community and our issues, I believe his call for a Constitutional Referendum is over-reaching. The state's recognition of marriage is one of statutory construction. The law merely needs amending to reflect that such recognition should be done on an equitable basis, making a constitutional process unnecessary.

Nonetheless, after his voting against marriage equality in the last round, I am pleased that the Senator is now in support of the effort."

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