02/18/2012 12:26 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

New Jersey Gay Marriage Vetoed: Celebrities, State Voters Sound Off On Chris Christie's Decision

Celebrities like Ryan Adams and Andy Cohen are joining voters and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates in decrying New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's veto of his state's marriage equality bill.

Singer-songwriter Adams took to his Twitter, noting, "Dear Chris Christie, the world is moving on without you. Laterz gangsta." Echoing those sentiments, Cohen was considerably more blunt, tweeting: "Chris Christie: you blew it."

Meanwhile, the New Jersey Assembly Democrats released a video response criticizing the veto, which was posted on Towleroad and other websites.

Christie's veto came a day after the state Assembly passed the bill, and four days after the state Senate had passed it. Christie, a Republican who opposes same-sex marriage, had vowed "very swift action" once the measure reached his desk, according to the Associated Press.

Check out some Twitter responses to Christie's action below:


New Jersey Gay Marriage Veto 2012