Iowa Marriage Update

One couple managed to get married before the judge stayed his ruling, which will put the decision on hold while it is appealed.

Sean Fritz and Tim McQuillan were among the lucky few to get their application through.

The marriage license approval process normally takes three business days, but Fritz and McQuillan took advantage of a loophole that allows couples to skip the waiting period if they pay a $5 fee and get a judge to sign a waiver.

Friday morning, the Rev. Mark Stringer declared the two legally married in a wedding on Unitarian minister's front lawn in Des Moines.

"This is it. We're married. I love you," Fritz told McQuillan after the ceremony.
It's really hard to believe that we can't stop fighting about that, that there's even a fight to be had.

[Thanks to Oddjob for the heads-up.]

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