Gov. Christie, as promised, vetoes gay marriage bill

    Governor Chris Christie on Friday evening vetoed a bill that would have allowed same-sex marriage in New Jersey.

    The Associated Press reports Christie vetoed the bill just a day after the state’s Assembly passed it, with a vote of 42-33.

    Christie has said in the past he believes that voters should decide whether to change the definition of marriage in New Jersey.

    Christie’s veto came after hours of debate Thursday night, resulting in all of the Assembly Republicans and four Democrats voting against it.

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