Utah’s First Gay Married Couple (updated)


Looks like the honor goes to:

Michael Adam Ferguson and J. Seth Anderson

“Our application for a marriage license was just accepted by the state of Utah,” Ferguson wrote on his Facebook wall.

Saw this on KSL a couple minutes ago:

Within hours, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill confirmed that, in light of the ruling, he saw no reason to prohibit Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

“We’ve advised Sherrie Swensen that she should proceed — as of right now … she should be processing those applications like she would of anyone else,” Gill said around 3 p.m. “As of right now, if somebody gets in line and applies, there is no prohibition against it as a matter of law right now.”

Read more at http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=28099570#Qsfmk0VPCiOWHtut.99

  1. #1 by Richard Warnick on December 20, 2013 - 5:28 pm

    Really incredible. On KSL-TV, Sim Gill said that people were lining up at the county clerk’s office before he could even finish reading the court decision.

  2. #2 by Larry Bergan on December 20, 2013 - 6:00 pm

    The end of the world as we know it, and good riddance, This is unbelievable.

  3. #3 by Larry Bergan on December 20, 2013 - 6:02 pm

    Wait a minute!

    Is this another Sputnik? Are we just doing this to show Russia we’re better then them?

    Works for me!

  4. #4 by cav on December 20, 2013 - 7:43 pm

    Zero Sum:

    “The bill will make it illegal to ‘promote’ homosexuality and will also jail anyone who does not report homosexual activities to the police. Ugandan LGBTI people are said to be ‘panicked’ and ‘afraid for their lives’. It has already been predicted it will lead to more deaths in the LGBTI community. Members of Parliament (MPs) heard every clause in the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009. But debate which was expected to run all day was over very quickly. The bill is now an act of parliament and is just awaiting a signature from President Yoweri Museveni, which could happen as early as tomorrow.”

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