Promote Your Attorney Profile on Law.net - Get Found / Earn More!
Tiger Costume Fools Police, Man Charged with Possessing Bestiality Porn
Tiger Costume Fools Police, Man Charged with Possessing Bestiality Por...
Former CIO of Mayer Brown Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison
Former CIO of Mayer Brown Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison
Melissa Rivers Hires Law Firm to Investigate Joan Rivers’ Death
Melissa Rivers Hires Law Firm to Investigate Joan Rivers’ Death
Ebola Quarantine Law Faces Lawsuit
Ebola Quarantine Law Faces Lawsuit
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Legal Job Listings

As Minnesota Makes Gay Marriage Legal, Many Couples Marry at Midnight to be Among the First

With Rhode Island and Minnesota becoming the 12th and 13th states in the U.S. to allow gay marriage, many couples made last-minute preparations for a midnight marriage on Wednesday night, when the law would come into effect, so they could be part of history, and be among the first to marry on what is being called “Freedom to Marry Day” in Minnesota.

At the Mall of American, for instance, Holly Bartelt and Amy Petrich from southeastern Minnesota attempted to be the first couple married at the Chapel of Love, setting up the ceremony early so they could be pronounced married just moments after midnight.

“We’d like for them to be able to to say they are the first married in the state, but for sure they’ll be able to say they’re one of the first,” said chapel owner Felicia Glass-Wilcox. She also noted that the couple had four more gay couples booked for the next few days.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




Marriages had been arranged for Minneapolis City Hall, St. Paul’s Como Park, the Mall of America’s Chapel of Love, and various courthouses, as many couples endeared themselves to the new laws and became a living part of history, commemorating the change in government policy regarding gay marriage.

As Minnesota Makes Gay Marriage Legal, Many Couples Marry at Midnight to be Among the First by

Tagged: , ,

Daniel June Posted by on August 1, 2013. Filed under Legal News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Supervising Attorney
USA-CA-Pacoima

Be a part of history!  Join the Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County (NLSLA) and become part of an energetic team of advocates that provides a wide-range of legal services  addr...

Related Posts: