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June 25, 2014

First same sex couple issued marriage license in Howard County

With a little white-out to change “bride” to a second “groom” line on the form, Joshua Day and Brandon Patrick became the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license in Howard County.

“We decided as soon as they issued the decision,” Day said, noting that Chrysler allowed him leave work that afternoon to head to the courthouse.

“It means everything. It’s exciting.”

U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled Wednesday to overturn Indiana’s ban on same-sex marriage, stating the ban on marriage equality was unconstitutional.

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