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PHOTOS: Gay Utah Couple Wasted No Time, Already Got Married

1476366_514447054755_1152619505_nThe early birds get the marriage license, so a gay couple in Utah found out today. Upon hearing that U.S. District Judge Robert J. Shelby has ruled it’s unconstitutional to deny marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples, Michael Adam Ferguson and J. Seth Anderson (pictured) hightailed it to Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen’s office to request one of their own.

The couple received their license from Deputy Salt Lake County Clerk Wany Morrison, who cried (we presume the tears were from joy) as she handed it to the two young men.

According to Gay Salt Lake, Morrison told the couple she would marry them, but “was pulled out of the ceremony by Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill, who said he wanted to wait on official notice from the state.”

But Anderson and Ferguson were in luck, as Bob Henline, a reporter for QSaltLake who is also an official marriage officiant, married the couple immediately.

Congrats guys!

H/t: Gay Salt Lake

By:           EDITORS
On:           Dec 20, 2013
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  • 10 Comments
    • Deepdow
      Deepdow

      Awesome sauce.

      Dec 20, 2013 at 6:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • middleagespread
      middleagespread

      Congratulations guys!!

      Dec 20, 2013 at 6:41 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • TheNewEnergyDude
      TheNewEnergyDude

      Yaaaaaaaaaay!!!! Congrats!

      Dec 20, 2013 at 7:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dakotahgeo
      Dakotahgeo

      Cooooooool beans!!! Congrats and bestest wishes!!!!

      Dec 20, 2013 at 10:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Geoff B
      Geoff B

      As an Illini, I should be jealous you guys made it to the alter before me and the fiancee, but I am so incredibly thrilled for you guys right now. Best wishes for a long and beautiful life!

      Dec 20, 2013 at 11:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • MK Ultra
      MK Ultra

      Wow!! Congrats, Gents!

      Dec 20, 2013 at 11:37 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Cam
      Cam

      Congratulations to the happy couple!! I also love that the clerk had tears in her eyes and said she would marry them.

      Dec 21, 2013 at 6:50 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rosanne J. Gunter
      Rosanne J. Gunter

      as Gladys responded I am taken by surprise that a person can earn $5949 in 1 month on the computer. you could check here… http://bit.do/fEKa

      Dec 21, 2013 at 3:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • the other Greg
      the other Greg

      What a cute couple.

      Dec 21, 2013 at 8:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kangol
      Kangol

      Congratulations to them!

      Dec 23, 2013 at 12:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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