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Christie Thinks Republicans Shouldn't Stop Fighting Against Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said he doesn't think Republicans should give up the fight over gay marriage. “I don’t think that there’s ...

Chris Christie Hammered For Civil Liberties Record

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s (R) overall support for 12 civil liberties issues during his first term in office, including LGBT rights, governmen...

Justice and Equality in New Jersey: The Governor's Motives Don't Matter

Jonathan Wolfman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Jonathan Wolfman

Either Mr. Christie himself will some day understand what justice is and looks like, or he won't. Either his decision reflects more of a 2016 presidential calculus than a series of sincere personal reflections on equality, or it doesn't.

Christie Gay Marriage Move Stirs GOP Colleagues

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's decision to stop fighting gay marriage in New Jersey was pragmatic — same sex weddings had a...

Christie Risks Republican Ire With Bold Move

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Adds quotes from same-sex marriage opponents, political analyst) By Ellen Wulfhorst and Daniel Trotta Oct 21 (Reuters)...

Chris Christie Surrenders on Gay Marriage: How Will This Play Out for Him?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Now that he has surrendered completely, withdrawing his appeal to the New Jersey Supreme Court, he can no longer tell gay marriage opponents that he fought the good fight, because he ran from the last major battle waving a white flag.

Christie Administration Withdrawing Appeal Of Gay Marriage Ruling

Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

Gov. Chris Christie's administration is withdrawing its appeal of a judge's recent ruling in favor of gay marriage in New Jersey, according to Bloombe...

Why This Gay Mom Says 'No' to Marriage Equality on the Ballot

C.J. Prince | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
C.J. Prince

I don't want to have to read a ballot question about same-sex marriage to my daughters. They don't know that some people, like our governor, think our family is less worthy. And I don't want them to know that a minute before they absolutely have to.

Christie Has Good Gay Marriage News

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he disagrees with it, but he will comply with a state Supreme Court ruling that mak...

Christie Tells Hypothetical Gay Children They Can't Get Married

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

When asked during Tuesday's New Jersey gubernatorial debate how he would react if one of his children came out as gay, Gov. Chris Christie (R) said he...

Gov. Chris Christie: Yesterday's Politician

Daniel O'Donnell | Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Daniel O'Donnell

It is time to tell Gov. Christie that his opposition to marriage equality is unacceptable. I am hopeful that New Jersey's Supreme Court will soon end his final frantic bid to stop marriage equality in his state. Maybe then he will learn that a man who opposes equality for all is yesterday's politician.

New Jersey Marriage Equality Is One Week Away (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 12.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2013-10-14-Screenshot20131014at2.11.07PM.pngGov. Chris Christie has filed last-minute legal challenges to try to halt the impending weddings, but so far he hasn't met with much luck.

Gov. Chris Christie Proudly Discriminates Against Gay and Lesbian Couples

Sen. Barbara Buono | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Sen. Barbara Buono

If Gov. Christie were a true leader, he would put his personal views and political ambitions aside and do what the people of New Jersey know is right. He would see how misguided he is in proudly discriminating against gay and lesbian couples. But he's blinded by his political ambitions.

Judge Refuses To Delay Start Of Gay Marriage In New Jersey

AP | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. -- TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge has denied a request from Gov. Chris Christie's administration to delay the start of gay ma...

Marriage Delayed in New Jersey (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 12.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2013-10-07-afernjdelaysmall.pngGov. Chris Christie has asked the courts to delay the start of marriages until he has time to have his appeal heard.

Marriage Equality: Still Complicated

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Tom Bartolomei

Up until last Friday, the question was whether to wait for Ohio to recognize marriage equality or go to New York to get married. Now there is another option: Do I go to New Jersey to get married?

Gay Marriage Advocates Plead With Judge: Don't Delay Approval

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

-- Gay-rights advocates on Friday asked a New Jersey judge to proceed with implementation of her order that the state start allowing same-sex marriag...

Christie Appeals Gay Marriage Ruling To Higher Court

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI and GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. -- Gov. Chris Christie's administration on Monday asked New Jersey's top state court to take an appeal of a judge's ruling that the stat...

State's Gay Marriage Battle Is Far From Finished

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

-- A judge's ruling Friday that New Jersey must allow gay couples to marry will not be the last word on the issue after Gov. Chris Christie's adminis...

Michelangelo Signorile

Chris Christie Blasted Over Gay Rights, Gun Control Stance | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.26.2013 | Gay Voices

New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono blasted Gov. Chris Christie, saying she’s not daunted by polls showing Christie with a c...

Chris Christie Gets It Right on Gay Conversion Therapy, Needs to Support Gay Marriage

Steve Siebold | Posted 10.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Steve Siebold

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed a bill barring licensed therapists from trying to make gay minors straight. In doing so, New Jersey becomes the second state to ban the "therapy," following in the footsteps of California.

Judge Being Pressed To Allow Gay Marriage

Posted 08.15.2013 | Politics

By GEOFF MULVIHILL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey judge was being asked to rule that the state allow gay marriage as a result...

Chris Christie's Gay Marriage Position Is Pure Nonsense

Slate | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration filed a brief last week defending the state’s 2006 Civil Union Act, which grants gay couples all t...

You'll Never Guess Who's Behind The Push For Chris Christie To Legalize Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

A longtime New Jersey Republican stalwart and confidante to two former GOP governors is now pushing Gov. Chris Christie (R) to end his opposition to s...

Catholic Governor's Gay Marriage Tightrope

USA Today | Martha T. Moore | Posted 07.18.2013 | Religion

(RNS) As activists push states to recognize gay marriages, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — conservative Republican governor in a blue state and a 2...