New Jersey holds first gay weddings

New Jersey holds first gay weddings

BBC: Gay couples in New Jersey have been exchanging vows on the day the US state became the 14th in the nation to recognize same-sex marriages.

Republican Governor Chris Christie, a potential 2016 White House candidate and opponent of gay unions, has now dropped an appeal against the ruling.

His office was challenging last month's ruling by a judge that the state must recognize gay nuptials from Monday.

 

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