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Utahns Rally At Capitol In Support Of Marriage Equality

“It’s a civil rights issue,” one speaker said at the rally.

1. Supporters of marriage for same-sex couples in Utah rallied Friday at the Capitol in Salt Lake City.


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Another view of married couples at #Utah Capitol, where rally is underway. #samesexmarriage

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2. And they literally filled the rotunda.


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The crowd at a rally in supper of gay marriages at the Capitol

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3. Speakers talked about marriage equality.


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We’re here. We’re married. Get used to it. #marriageequality #utpol

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4. And the group delivered a petition to Gov. Gary Herbert’s office in support of the ruling that made Utah’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples illegal.


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Emotion at the state Capitol on same sex marriage- “it’s a civil rights issue” One speaker says

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5. This week, Gov. Herbert advised state agencies to not recognize the more than 1,300 married same-sex couples.


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#Utah showing its support for #MarriageEquality #lgbt

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6. But Friday, Attorney General Eric Holder said the federal government would recognize them.

Married #utah couples gather on stairs at State Capitol #lgbt

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Married #utah couples gather on stairs at State Capitol #lgbt

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Speaker: governor herbert you can't stop us from.creating families #utpol

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Speaker: governor herbert you can’t stop us from.creating families #utpol

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8. Herbert responded saying, “”State agencies … comply with federal law when providing federal services and will continue to do so.”

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