Washington, USA: Marriage Licenses Will Be Issued Starting 12/6, With Weddings Starting 12/9

Written by scott on November 16th, 2012

Gay/Lesbian Marriage Licenses Will Be Issued Starting 12/6 in Washington, With Weddings Starting 12/9Washington state will become the first state to issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples based on voter approval.

Voters in Maine and Maryland joined Washingtonians on November 6 in approving initiatives legalizing such unions. But Maryland’s law won’t take effect until January 1, while Maine’s law is expected to come online 30 days after the results of the election have been certified by the state.

The King County Recorder’s Office in Seattle will open just after midnight on December 6 to begin issuing licenses to gay couples, King County Executive Dow Constantine announced on Thursday.

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