Laurie Brown (R) and Julie Engbloom are married by Judge Beth A. Allen (C) at the Melody Ballroom in Portland, Oregon, May 19, 2014. A federal judge struck down Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage on ... more 
Laurie Brown (R) and Julie Engbloom are married by Judge Beth A. Allen (C) at the Melody Ballroom in Portland, Oregon, May 19, 2014. A federal judge struck down Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage on Monday, saying it violated the U.S. Constitution, as gay rights activists cheered the long-sought victory and at least one Oregon county began issuing marriage licenses. REUTERS/Steve Dipaola (UNITED STATES - Tags: LAW POLITICS) less 
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Mon, May 19, 2014 4:33 PM EDT