Officials in the third-largest county in Pennsylvania have agreed to issue same-sex marriage licenses, despite a state law that bans the practice.
D. Bruce Hanes, the register of wills in Montgomery County, says he wants to come down "on the right side of history and the law."
Hanes had been prepared to issue a license Tuesday to two women who contacted him last week. However, the women changed their minds following a discussion Tuesday morning with the Americans Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, which has a separate lawsuit pending to challenge the state law.
Lawyer Michael Diamondstein represents the would-be newlyweds, two doctors in their 40s. He says that they decided to hold off because of fears the marriage would be overturned. But he says they still hope to marry in Pennsylvania.
Monday March 10th
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Tuesday March 11th
Wednesday March 12th
Master Gardener Tom Ford
Leather Lounge Chair
love seat-type, made for 2,
has two seperate sections,
white, 2 years old, from a non-pet,
non-smoking home - $200
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Nintendo Wii U
new in box, latest edition - $275
Wednesday March 5th
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Alto Model Train Museum Association Scalefest
Sunday March 9th 9am to 2pm