Historic day as same-sex couples receive marriage licenses in Wash. state

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Gay Marriage Midnight Licenses
Couples hold flowers and bottles of champagne while waiting to be among the first to be issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Seattle. King County Executive Dow Constantine was to began issuing the licenses just after midnight, Dec. 6, immediately upon certification of the November election that passed Referendum 74 allowing same-sex couples to wed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)