On the morning of Friday, June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States issued it’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges declaring marriage a constitutional right open to everyone, including gay and lesbian couples. The Travis County Clerk’s office started issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples at 10:30 AM that same day. Austin photographer Juan Moreno stopped to grab a few pictures of couples getting their licenses along with their friends and family who came out to support them.
On June 26, 2015 The Travis County Clerk's office issued 313 marriage licenses to different and same gender couples. http://t.co/A7GIAUd0vm
— Travis County Clerk (@TravisCoClerk) June 27, 2015
At 8 PM Friday night, the Travis County Clerk’s office posted a tweet saying it had issued 313 marriage licenses.
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[gdlr_icon type=”icon-camera-retro” size=”16px” color=”#999999″]TOP IMAGE: Sergeant John Sisson (left) from the Travis County Constable’s Office Precinct One with friends Anthony Tan (center) and his fiancé AISD Board member Rev. Dr. Jayme Mathias (right) / photo credit: Juan Moreno/Images by Juan.