TN gay couples trying to get marriage licenses

TN gay couples trying to get marriage licenses

August 8th, 2013 by The Tennessean in Local - Breaking News

Same-sex couples in at least three Tennessee counties tried to get marriage licenses Wednesday, striding into county clerks' offices, their faces lit up by camera flashes as they made state history.

But because same-sex marriage is illegal in Tennessee, they left empty-handed.

Will Peyton and Jef Laudieri of Nashville said they weren't surprised by the rejection, just at how much it hurt.

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