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Update: First gay couple prepares to be wed in Sacramento

[The first couple to show up at the Sacramento County Clerk’s office Friday were Sacramentans Nicola Simmersbach and Diana Luiz, who have been together seven years.

“I didn’t think this would happen today,” Simmersbach said. “This isn’t really what we planned on wearing but we’re here.”

“We’ve been fighting on the Capitol steps for this moment,” Luis said….

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2013/06/28/5532445/first-gay-couple-prepares-to-be.html#storylink=cpy

Offices will be open until 7:00 PM tonight and closed over the weekend. They are suggesting that anyone who wants to get married on Monday register online first to speed up the process. See HERE.

Update: At Governor Jerry Brown’s to urging to expedite the issue, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has lifted the ban on Gay Marriage in California.

http://www.kcra.com/news/federal-appeals-court-samesex-marriages-can-resume-in-calif/-/11797728/20766008/-/ymudxi/-/index.html

With the earlier directive by Brown to all 58 Counties to start issuing licenses, the 25 day wait till the court ruled has been eliminated.

Marriages could start as early as today!

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Update:The Senate webpage now states that the final vote was indeed 68-32 with no abstentions. Here were the nay votes:

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Decision on Snowden asylum could take weeks, says Ecuador | Hong Kong Herald.

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Update: Gov. Jerry Brown just made it official:

http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2013/06/jerry-brown-tells-california-counties-to-issue-gay-marriage-licenses.html

Update: The SCOTUS decisions have effectively removed the obstacle of gay marriage in the immigration bill. No wonder John Boehner was so upset. As one of our friends said this morning ” there really are no words” for this historic event.

After the Affirmative action “horribliness” yesterday, SCOTUS did something right today!

This is Gay Pride Week in San Francisco and the city is really going to have something to celebrate.

[..The Supreme Court decision appears to pave the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California by leaving intact the initial district court ruling against Prop. 8. More legal maneuvering on that issue is likely, though, since some counties in the Golden State weren’t covered by that initial case, and may choose to ignore the ruling.

The DOMA decision is likely to have the most immediate impact, awarding all couples legally married in the states that permit same-sex marriage hundreds of employment, tax and other benefits that had been denied to them under federal law…]

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Update: Amazing, but it looks like SB5 DID NOT PASS!! they are agreeing that the vote was completed art 12:02 AM. What a great job the Texas Democrats and the Gallery did tonight! (more…)

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Stupid humans, stupid Target!

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