Olin Burkhart, left, and Carl Burkhart kiss on the steps of the New Hampshire Capitol on January 1, , after the state's law allowing same-sex marriage went into effect. We have also seen more frequent images of same-sex marriage in popular culture. Christie is clearly banking on his image as a straight-talking pragmatist if he runs an almost certain presidential campaign in , and his supporters see this as in keeping with that. Business Markets Tech Luxury. Although he had initially indicated that he would challenge the recent court decision, Christie reversed course and announced that he would follow the law of his state. Major health organizations have all rejected conversion therapy, with many concluding that it can cause significant physical and psychological harm. So the decision Monday by New Jersey Gov.
Chris Christie; 55th Governor of New Jersey; In office January 19, , Christie signed a bill outlawing gay conversion therapy for children. Oct 21, · When you’re an all-but-declared candidate for president, everything you do will be viewed through the prism of So the decision Monday by New Jersey. Jun 30, · The US Supreme Court legalized gay marriage on Friday, putting newly announced GOP presidential candidate Chris Christie .