Same-Sex Couples Getting Married In Oregon

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Jammie Russell and Michelle Hatfield were one of the first same-sex couples to apply for a marriage license in Marion County.
(Chris Lehman/Northwest News Network)

Same-sex couples are getting married in Oregon, now that a federal judge has overturned the state’s ban on gay marriage.

U.S. District Judge Michael McShane ruled yesterday that the law violated the federal constitutional rights of gays and lesbians.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Chris Lehman of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports.


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