Pennsylvania, New Jersey spotlight gay marriage efforts
States take different paths to legalizing same-sex unions.
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James D. Esseks, an American Civil Liberties Union lawyer and the group’s lead attorney in the successful challenge of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, said the litigation and legislation will win new protections for gay couples while building a foundation for a favorable Supreme Court ruling on the constitutional issues.
"Nobody knows," he said, "which case is going to be the one."
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