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Same-Sex Couples Begin Saying 'I Do' in D.C.

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FOX News: Dozens of same-sex couples made a historic walk down the aisle in Washington Tuesday as gay marriage became legal in the nation's capital.

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Tuesday marked the first day same-sex couples in the District of Columbia could pick up their marriage licenses and say "I do," after the law changed last week..

One groom-to-be, Jeremy Moon, said the day held great meaning for the gay community..

"It's been an issue for a long time," said Moon, who planned to marry Brian Legaspi on Tuesday morning. "People have not been able to make the same commitment as others, and finally D.C. has done the right thing.".

One hour after the district's marriage bureau opened, 15 same-sex couples had picked up their marriage licenses, and two had already gotten married and returned to pick up their certificates, courthouse spokeswoman Leah Gurowitz said..

Dozens of same-sex couples made a historic walk down the aisle in Washington Tuesday as gay marriage became legal in the nation's capital..

Tuesday marked the first day same-sex couples in the District of Columbia could pick up their marriage licenses and say "I do," after the law changed last week..

One groom-to-be, Jeremy Moon, said the day held great meaning for the gay community..

"It's been an issue for a long time," said Moon, who planned to marry Brian Legaspi on Tuesday morning. "People have not been able to make the same commitment as others, and finally D.C. has done the right thing.".

One hour after the district's marriage bureau opened, 15 same-sex couples had picked up their marriage licenses, and two had already gotten married and returned to pick up their certificates, courthouse spokeswoman Leah Gurowitz said..

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2 comments so far | Post a comment now
M.A.P March 9, 2010, 4:07 PM

I think that’s wonderful!! I hope that this eventually is a reality in all states some day soon. Congratulations to all the happy (finally) newlywed couples!

joyous March 10, 2010, 11:43 AM

thats nasty but hey people wont to do that let them


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