Seattle Issues First Same Sex Marriages Licenses After Nov. Election Legalized Gay Marriage : News Photo

Seattle Issues First Same Sex Marriages Licenses After Nov. Election Legalized Gay Marriage

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SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 6: Jane Abbott Lighty, left, and Pete-e Petersen embrace after receiving the first same-sex marriage license in Washington state at the King County Recorder's Office on December 6, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The office opened at 12:01 AM PST to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples for the first time after Washington voters chose to legalize same-sex marriage in November's election. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
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SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 6: Jane Abbott Lighty, left, and Pete-e Petersen embrace after receiving the first same-sex marriage license in Washington state at the King County Recorder's Office on December 6, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The office opened at 12:01 AM PST to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples for the first time after Washington voters chose to legalize same-sex marriage in November's election. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)
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Jane Abbott Lighty left and Petee Petersen embrace after receiving... News Photo 157737311Bestof,Bestpix,Civil Partnership,Embracing,Horizontal,Human Interest,King County,Office,Receiving,Seattle,State,Topics,Topix,USA,Washington StatePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesSEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 6: Jane Abbott Lighty, left, and Pete-e Petersen embrace after receiving the first same-sex marriage license in Washington state at the King County Recorder's Office on December 6, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The office opened at 12:01 AM PST to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples for the first time after Washington voters chose to legalize same-sex marriage in November's election. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)