Gov. Chris Gregoire, left, applauds as Secretary of State Sam Reed holds up the signed certification of Referendum 74, a citizen-passed measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in the state, ... more 
Gov. Chris Gregoire, left, applauds as Secretary of State Sam Reed holds up the signed certification of Referendum 74, a citizen-passed measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in the state, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Olympia, Wash. Gregoire and Reed both signed the document at the signing ceremony, which allows gay couples to marry beginning Dec. 9. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Elaine Thompson
Thu, Dec 6, 2012 12:13 AM EST