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Gay Marriages Can Begin In N.J. On Monday, High Court Rules

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Christie had wanted the weddings delayed while the state Supreme Court decides the broader question of whether same-sex marriage should be legal. The court will hear arguments on that in January.

In the meantime, some couples plan quick weddings. Lambertville Mayor David DelVecchia says he expects to perform the first ceremony as soon as it's legal. He also led the first civil union ceremony in the state in 2007 between the same couple, Beth Asaro and Joanne Schailey.

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