Local Gay Couples Get Marriage Licenses Two by two, dozens of same-sex couples obtained their marriage licenses in Washington state early Thursday, just hours after Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a voter-approved law legalizing gay marriage.
Gregoire Signs Gay Marriage Into LawGov. Chris Gregoire has signed into law a measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in Washington state, which now joins several other states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed.
King County Office Opening Early For Gay Marriage Licenses King County Executive Dow Constantine will open the county Recorder's Office in Seattle early — just after midnight — on Dec. 6 to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
R-74 Supporters Declare VictorySupporters of gay marriage in Washington state are declaring victory, saying there's no way opponents can prevail as votes continue to trickle in on Referendum 74.
5 Things To Know About Today's Election In Our StateMarijuana legalization, gay marriage and a Republican governor are just three of the five major issues with this year's election.
Anti-Gay Marriage Ads Hit Local TVThe group fighting to overturn Washington's gay marriage law started running its first TV ads in the state on Thursday.
PDC: Churches Can't Be Intermediary For Donations To Overturn Gay MarriageThe state's campaign finance watchdog says the state's Catholic churches can't collect donations from parishioners for the campaign seeking to overturn the state's gay marriage law.
Gay Marriage Opponents Closer to Qualifying R-74 Opponents of gay marriage said Wednesday they have reached the number of signatures needed to qualify a proposed referendum seeking to overturn a new law legalizing same-sex marriage in Washington state, and that they may turn them in as early as next Tuesday, June 5.