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  Gov. Christie vetoes N.J. gay marriage bill
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ContributorMr. Matt 
Last EditedMr. Matt  Feb 17, 2012 05:50pm
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CategoryProposed Legislation
AuthorMaryAnn Spoto
MediaNewspaper - Star-Ledger (NJ)
News DateFriday, February 17, 2012 10:30:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionTRENTON — Delivering on his promise of swift action, Gov. Chris Christie this afternoon conditionally vetoed the gay marriage bill and suggested appointing an ombudsman to address complaints of same-sex couples and strengthen New Jersey’s civil union law.

Christie conditionally vetoed the bill six hours after it reached his desk, a day after the state Assembly gave the final legislative approval that he said he would not support.

His action was not the outright veto gay marriage proponents had expected, but still equally unwelcome.
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