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Seattle’s Paramount Theatre Hosts ‘Wedding Reception For All’ Celebrating R-74

To celebrate Seattle’s first same sex marriages, Seattle’s Paramount Theatre is hosting a FREE reception on Sunday, December 9 with entertainment, fun and wedding cake!

11/20/2012

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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.

CBS Seattle–11/15/2012

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Seattle’s Edgewater Hotel Offers “Plunge With Pride” Wedding Packages

The Edgewater – Seattle’s only true luxury waterfront hotel – is over the rainbow to introduce their “Plunge With Pride” wedding package for gay and lesbian couples planning to wed in Washington since, Referendum 74 has passed, legalizing same-sex marriage in the state.

11/11/2012

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R-74 Supporters Declare Victory

Supporters 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.

CBS Seattle–11/07/2012

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Big Names And Big Money Define This Year’s Elections

This has been the year of big names and big money for Washington’s election. A record $157 million has poured into state-level races, including funds from Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Rick Steves and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos.

11/05/2012

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Gay Marriage Supporters Raised $1.7M in August

According to filings posted this week, Washington United for Marriage has raised a total of $7.4 million in its campaign, compared to the more than $525,000 raised by Preserve Marriage Washington, which is trying to overturn the new law.

09/12/2012

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Amazon CEO Gives $2.5M for WA Gay Marriage Law

Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, announced Friday they are donating $2.5 million to the campaign to defend Washington’s same-sex marriage law.

07/27/2012

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Opinion: Chick-fil-A Doesn’t Belong In Politics

What was Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy thinking when he thought that anyone cares about what he thinks about same-sex marriage? Whatever Cathy’s reasoning, he has a lot to learn about the separation of his business and the unnecessary preaching of his morality.

07/26/2012

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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.

05/31/2012

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