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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Vetoes Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Governor Chris Christie this morning vetoed New Jersey’s same-sex marriage bill. This decision comes a day after it was approved by the state Assembly.

I am adhering to what I’ve said since this bill was first introduced - an issue of this magnitude and importance, which requires a constitutional amendment, should be left to the people of New Jersey to decide,” Christie said in a statement. “I continue to encourage the Legislature to trust the people of New Jersey and seek their input by allowing our citizens to vote on a question that represents a profoundly significant societal change. This is the only path to amend our State Constitution and the best way to resolve the issue of same-sex marriage in our state

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