Mifflin and Beebe swear an oath while filing for their marriage license in Seattle, Washington

 
Mifflin and Beebe swear an oath while filing for their marriage license in Seattle, Washington
David Mifflin (L) and Matt Beebe swear an oath while filing for their marriage license in Seattle, Washington December 6, 2012. Washington made history last month as one of three U.S. states where marriage rights were extended to same-sex couples by popular vote, joining Maryland and Maine in passing ballot initiatives recognizing gay nuptials. REUTERS/Jordan Stead