New Jersey, which recognized civil unions in 2007, is now the 14th state to recognize same-sex marriage. Gov. Chris Christie had appealed last month’s Supreme Court decision, but he ended that legal battle this morning.
We take a closer look with Matt Friedman, of the Star-Ledger Statehouse bureau, to help explain Christie’s change of heart. And Matt Katz, who writes the “Christie Chronicles” blog for the Philadelphia Inquirer, joins us to weigh the pros and cons of the governor’s tightrope act.