TRENTON - Same-sex couples are suing the state of New Jersey for the right to marry.

Seven New Jersey same-sex couples say that civil unions just aren't cutting it. They claim employers, hospitals and insurance companies don't respect civil unions in the way they do marriage. A growing number of straight people think they should have the right to marry as well. The increased support is raising morale among activists, but hitting a brick wall with the Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.).

Christie says that he believes marriage should be between a man and a woman.