Cory Booker Marries Same Sex Couples As NJ Gay Marriage Law Goes Into Effect

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Newark Mayor and newly elected U.S. Senator Cory Booker officiates a... News PhotoCeremony,Cory Booker,Democracy,Election,Horizontal,Morning,New Jersey,Newark - New Jersey,Politics,Time,Town Hall,USA,Wedding,Wedding CeremonyPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesNEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 21: Newark Mayor and newly elected U.S. Senator Cory Booker (L) officiates a wedding ceremony for Joesph Panessidi, 65, (C) and Orville Bell, 65, at City Hall in the early morning hours of October 21, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. Same-sex couples were allowed to legally wed at 12:01 am on Monday across New Jersey, making the state the 14th to allow same-sex marriages. Following Friday's ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court, Mayor Cory A. Booker will marry seven gay, lesbian, and straight couples at City Hall in Newark on Monday morning. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)