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quote: "New Jersey Governor Christie said he advised Acting Attorney General John Hoffman to withdraw the state’s appeal of a ruling allowing gay marriage."
their: Bloomberg
their_title: Christie Administration Withdraws Appeal of Gay Marriage Ruling
their_url: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-10-21/christie-administration-withdraws-appeal-of-gay-marriage-ruling.html
their_copy: New Jersey Governor Christie said he advised Acting Attorney General John Hoffman to withdraw the state’s appeal of a ruling allowing gay marriage.
theirCTA: Read the full story here.
our_copy: Same-sex weddings were permitted to begin at 12:01 AM on Monday. Now, same-sex couples in the New Jersey won't have worry about further legal challenges that could derail marriages.

Jordan Fabian is Fusion's politics editor, writing about campaigns, Congress, immigration, and more. When he's not working, you can find him at the ice rink or at home with his wife, Melissa.