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Same-sex brides marry at midnight in Philadelphia

Friday, May 23, 2014 - 00:54

May 23 - At the stroke of midnight, two brides tied the knot in Philadelphia after a federal judge overturned a ban on same-sex marriages. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Two blushing brides wed in Philadelphia, at the stroke of midnight. An overjoyed Lindsay Vandermay and Ashley Wilson took advantage of Pennsylvania's new law. Its become the 19th state to recognize same-sex marriage after a federal judge overturned a ban on Tuesday. And Philadelphia has seen a quick rise in marriage licenses as a result. Couples who received their licenses on Tuesday can now tie the knot. (SOUNDBITE) (English) BRIDE ASHLEY WILSON, SAYING: "It's official by the state of Pennsylvania!" The Philadelphia Museum of Art hosted their special day. (SOUNDBITE) (English) LINDSAY VANDERMAY, SAYING: "What an incredible backdrop. I mean, you can't ask for anything better than this right now."

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Same-sex brides marry at midnight in Philadelphia

Friday, May 23, 2014 - 00:54