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Thu Dec 6, 2012, 03:16 AM

Breaking: King County (Washington State) Issues First Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

Source: Seattle Times

December 5, 2012 at 8:25 PM

King County issues first marriage licenses to same-sex couples

Posted by Brian M. Rosenthal

UPDATE: 12:03 a.m. | After decades of waiting to be legally married — married, not domestically partnered — Jane Abbott Lighty and Pete-e Petersen of West Seattle saw their marriage license signed by King County Executive Dow Constantine at 12:02 am.
The signing was preceded by a loud countdown to midnight and cheers.

UPDATE: 12:02 a.m. | Historic moment: King County has begun issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

UPDATE: 11:44 p.m. | One of the most prominent members of Washington state’s gay community called Wednesday night an “amazing piece of history.”
“This is one of those rare moments where we’re actually watching history happen,” said State Senate Majority Leader Ed Murray, D-Seattle.

Read more: http://blogs.seattletimes.com/today/2012/12/same-sex-couples-line-up-in-downtown-seattle-to-get-marriage-licenses/





Jeri Andrews, left, and Amy Andrews of Seattle wait in line outside the King County Recorder’s Office for a marriage license. They had a wedding ceremony this summer, and Amy decided to wear her veil. (BETTINA HANSEN / Seattle Times)

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Hissyspit Dec 2012 OP
Ken Burch Dec 2012 #1
swimboy Dec 2012 #2
rhett o rick Dec 2012 #3
countryjake Dec 2012 #4
obama2terms Dec 2012 #5
Marrah_G Dec 2012 #6

Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 04:23 AM

1. A toast to ALL the happy couples!

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 05:46 AM

2. History happening today!

This is wonderful, fantastic and true!

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 09:14 AM

3. Yes, I could feel it. I could just feel that my marriage was weakening.By Tues it will be completely

destroyed.



Good for the state of Washington.

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 12:02 PM

4. Marriage Equality Day!

It just feels so good, the happiness is contagious and it truly is a day to be bursting with pride up here in Washington!

Congrats to all of the happy couples!

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Response to Hissyspit (Original post)

Thu Dec 6, 2012, 04:53 PM

5. Yay!

If you're a gay pot head in Washington state today is your day!

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Thu Dec 6, 2012, 05:01 PM

6. I wish I could recommend this 1000 times!

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