Pastor Ned Allyn Parker addresses the guests at a same-sex group wedding ceremony at the First Baptist Church in Seattle

 
Pastor Ned Allyn Parker addresses the guests at a same-sex group wedding ceremony at the First Baptist Church in Seattle
Pastor Ned Allyn Parker addresses the guests at a same-sex group wedding ceremony at the First Baptist Church in Seattle, Washington December 9, 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