Couples rush to get their wedding licenses, some coming in from out of state
With Washington state legalizing gay marriage, the Seattle City Hall and offices all over several counties in the state have gotten crowded, as couples rushed to unite their destinies.Washington, Maryland and Maine allowed gay marriage last month, with Washington offering a 3-day waiting period for obtaining a certificate, The Oregonion writes.
Featured above, 45-year-old Jocelyn Guzman and 49-year-old Shawn Sanders get their certificate after a long wait. They drove from Anchorage in Alaska to Clark County to procure their license.
The marriage form that couples fill out has been modified for this occasion, now featuring bride, groom and spouse as the categories that partners can be registered under.
Check out the form in the gallery section below, and don't forget to comment on whether or not you think gay marriage should be legalized in other states as well.