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Marriage licenses available right now in Salt Lake City

Timothy Kincaid

December 20th, 2013

About four miles down State Street from the Mormon Temple is the Salt Lake County Government Center. And if any of the apostles want to take a little break from church duties to dash over to see the County Clerk, they can pick up a marriage license right now to marry a person of the same sex.

Deseret News

Within hours, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill confirmed that, in light of the ruling, he saw no reason to prohibit Salt Lake County Clerk Sherrie Swensen from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

“We’ve advised Sherrie Swensen that she should proceed — as of right now … she should be processing those applications like she would of anyone else,” Gill said around 3 p.m. “As of right now, if somebody gets in line and applies, there is no prohibition against it as a matter of law right now.”

And couples are getting married.

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