Seattle Issues First Same Sex Marriages Licenses After Nov. Election Legalized Gay Marriage

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Jane Abbott Lighty and Pete-e Petersen celebrate as the clock strikes... News PhotoCelebration,Clock,Horizontal,Human Interest,King County,Marriage Equality,Office,Seattle,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesSEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 6: Jane Abbott Lighty (L) and Pete-e Petersen celebrate as the clock strikes midnight at the King County Recorder's Office on December 6, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The office opened at 12:01 AM PST to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples for the first time after Washington voters chose to legalize same-sex marriage in November's election. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)