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Mon Oct 20, 2014, 10:38 PM

Wedding Bells are sounding for many in Arizona!


Arizona Joins Other States in Allowing Gay Unions

PHOENIX Oct 18, 2014, 4:38 AM ET
By JACQUES BILLEAUD Associated Press

Karen Bailey and Nelda Majors were a couple for 50 years before they told friends and family about their relationship.

They kept it secret to avoid the hostility that they saw lesbians and gay men endure throughout much of their lifetime. Six years after they revealed their relationship, the partners witnessed something that they never thought was possible when they met in the 1950s: gay marriage is now legal.

"We would have never, ever thought we would have had this opportunity," Bailey said hours after she stood among the first same-sex couples in Arizona to get marriage licenses.

Gay marriage became legal in Arizona on Friday, a sharp turn for a state that became ground zero in the clash over gay rights less than a year ago when the state Legislature passed a bill allowing businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians.


Read more @ http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/judge-strikes-arizonas-ban-gay-marriage-26271333

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Mon Oct 20, 2014, 10:51 PM

1. Yes!



Kevin Patterson, left, and David Larance exchange vows as Rev. John Dorhaer, right, officiates the ceremony, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Phoenix. Gay marriage has become legal in Arizona after the state's conservative attorney general said Friday that he wouldn't challenge a federal court decision that cleared the way for same-sex unions in the state. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) Close The Associated Press

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