N.J. governor drops opposition, gay marriage becomes legal in state

Mon Oct 21, 2013 10:06am EDT
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(Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Monday withdrew legal opposition to gay marriage, making same-sex nuptials the law in the state.

The move makes New Jersey the 14th state in the nation to legalize gay marriage.

(Editing by Ellen Wulfhorst)

Gabriela Celeiro (C, right) and her partner Liz Salermo pose for a picture after their marriage ceremony at City Hall in Newark, New Jersey early October 21, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz