New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, seen in 2011, signed a bill barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images The Two-Way N.J. Gov. Christie To Sign Bill Banning Gay Conversion Therapy August 19, 2013 The law would make New Jersey and California the only two states to ban the therapy. Christie said he believes people are born gay.