Booker said in a statement Friday that he is excited to marry couples at City Hall starting at 12:01 a.m. Monday.
On Friday, New Jersey’s highest court ruled unanimously to uphold an order that gay weddings must start Monday and to deny a delay sought by Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.
The Newark mayor was elected Wednesday to the U.S. Senate and has been a strong supporter of gay rights. He says he has refused all requests to officiate marriages for the past seven years on principle.
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