Update: First gay couple prepares to be wed in Sacramento
[The first couple to show up at the Sacramento County Clerk’s office Friday were Sacramentans Nicola Simmersbach and Diana Luiz, who have been together seven years.
“I didn’t think this would happen today,” Simmersbach said. “This isn’t really what we planned on wearing but we’re here.”
“We’ve been fighting on the Capitol steps for this moment,” Luis said….
Offices will be open until 7:00 PM tonight and closed over the weekend. They are suggesting that anyone who wants to get married on Monday register online first to speed up the process. See HERE.
Update: At Governor Jerry Brown’s to urging to expedite the issue, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has lifted the ban on Gay Marriage in California.
With the earlier directive by Brown to all 58 Counties to start issuing licenses, the 25 day wait till the court ruled has been eliminated.
Marriages could start as early as today!