Marriage equality comes to New Jersey

The New Jersey Supreme Court denied Gov. Chris Christie's request to delay a lower court's marriage equality ruling

By Katie McDonough

Published October 18, 2013 7:49PM (EDT)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie              (Reuters/Lucas Jackson)
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (Reuters/Lucas Jackson)

The New Jersey Supreme Court on Friday denied a request by Gov. Chris Christie that it delay a lower court's marriage equality ruling, and gay couples will be legally allowed to wed in the state beginning Monday.

Chris Christie loses. Fairness wins.

h/t Jesse Berney for the reminder of how effective it is to let Nelson Muntz have the last word.


Katie McDonough

Katie McDonough is Salon's politics writer, focusing on gender, sexuality and reproductive justice. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at kmcdonough@salon.com.

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