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The Spokesman-Review. No one could remember the last time a bill was passed, vetoed and overridden within hours—with almost no discussion and no debate. Full marriage was not required, but the opinion mandated the creation of a "civil union" status that gave all marriage rights and benefits to same-sex couples.
Washington Secretary of State. Because Washington requires a three-day waiting period excluding the day of issue before a marriage certificate may be signed, the first same-sex marriages in the state took place on December 9, Texas: Sexual Freedom and the Road to Marriage.
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