Dharun Ravi was sentenced to 30 days jail for using a webcam to spy on a gay college roommate. He could have received 10 years. But the judge said "I do not believe he hated Tyler Clementi."
The debate in New Jersey is the first legislative fight over gay marriage in 2010 following a year in which both gay-rights groups and opponents saw victories. The state Senate is set to vote on the bill Thursday.