Protest of Chris Christie’s Veto of Marriage Equality in a State that Actually Has It

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Demonstrators angry about Chris Christie’s veto of a marriage equality bill condemned the New Jersey governor when he arrived in Boston last night to endorse Senator Scott Brown at a fundraiser.

[Towleroad] tipster Matthew writes:

About 50 people showed up in Boston’s Copley Square on the frigid evening of Monday, March 5, 2012 to speak out against the appearance of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at a fundraiser for Republican Senator Scott Brown at the Westin Hotel. Christie angered equality advocates across the country on February 17, 2012 when he vetoed legislation which would have allowed same-sex couples to marry in the Garden State. The New Jersey Assembly passed same-sex marriage legislation by a vote of 42-33; the State Senate approved the bill on a vote of 24-16.

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