First Same Sex Couple Applies For Marriage License In York County

YORK, SC– The U.S. Supreme Court shot down South Carolina’s attempt to appeal the state’s same sex marriage ruling.

South Carolina Attorney General, Alan Wilson, tried to appeal the decision but was unable to overturn the ruling.

Many same sex couples across the state of South Carolina have applied for marriage licenses and have begun the process to legally marry Thursday.

Same sex couple’s have been vocal and thrilled about the about the U.S. Supreme Courts decision to not change the ruling, “We’re proud to be setting steps for more gays to follow today to come and register for their license,” says Jim Strickland and Mike Goforth, the first couple inline at the York County probate office Thursday.

 

 

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