Same-Sex Marriage Begins in Utah
Salt Lake City, UT, 20 December 2013 – Utahn’s are married in the State’s first same-sex marriage ceremonies performed moments after they’ve obtained their marriage license from the office of Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen.
The ceremony came hours after U.S. District Court Judge Robert J. Shelby signed his 53-page ruling nullifying Utah’s ban on gay marriage. Utah Governor Gary Herbert called Shelby an activist Judge. Herbert said he was working with his staff to determine the best course of action to defend traditional marriage.
And I was a witness to their history-making act.