N.J. governor drops opposition, gay marriage becomes legal in state

Mon Oct 21, 2013 10:44am EDT

Gabriela Celeiro (C, right) and her partner Liz Salermo pose for a picture after their marriage ceremony at City Hall in Newark, New Jersey early October 21, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Gabriela Celeiro (C, right) and her partner Liz Salermo pose for a picture after their marriage ceremony at City Hall in Newark, New Jersey early October 21, 2013.

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(Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Monday withdrew legal opposition to gay marriage, making same-sex nuptials the law in the state.

The move makes New Jersey the 14th state in the nation to legalize gay marriage.

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ldfrmc wrote:
It’s over. The Fat “Lady” has sung, though not at any weddings.

Wonder where his promoters will take the diva’s old stale aria next?

Oct 21, 2013 11:12am EDT  --  Report as abuse
@hawkeye19

by that comment which reveals ignorance and resentment,

I can deduce a person who supports government obstructing the social freedoms and personal happiness of individual citizens.

How Democrat and anti-American to support BIG Government
Government should not dictate the lives of its people!

Oct 21, 2013 11:49pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Abbylane wrote:
There is absolutely nothing immoral about 2 consenting (same sex) adults, who are in love, getting married.

Oct 22, 2013 10:34am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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