While marrying a couple, Gutierrez paused after saying, “I pronounce you…” and had to refer to his script. He was used to following the expression with “…man and wife,” but it has been changed to “…united in marriage under the laws of the state of California,” for not only gay couples, but heterosexuals as well.
By the end of the day 121 licenses were issued in Orange County, mostly to gay couples, Pasco said.
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“Check with meteorologists or seismologists to see if there will be any natural disaster as a result of this.”
Newport Beach resident
“It’s a travesty. It’s disgusting.”
who protested gay marriage ceremonies in Santa Ana on Tuesday.
“Marriage is a legal right. Everyone should be entitled to it.”
minister at Orange Coast Unitarian Universalist Church, who is offering free same-sex marriage ceremonies for the rest of the month.
“This is recognized by the state. We’re no longer being treated like second-class citizens.”
who married Joe Cook-Giles Tuesday
“This staff is to catch stray sheep and bring them back into the fold.”
Rev. Brenda Lee
protesting the gay marriages with a Shepard’s crook and a white cross with the word “repent,” in her hands
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