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Nicola Simmersbach, left, and Diana Luiz celebrate after they were married at the Sacramento County Recorder's office Friday, June 28, 2013, in Sacramento, Calif. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a brief order Friday afternoon dissolving, "effective immediately," a stay it imposed on gay marriages while the lawsuit challenging the ban advanced through the court. The couple had been engaged for five years and rushed to the recorders office where they became the first same-sex couple to get be married in Sacramento County after the ruling.
(AP Photo/ Rich Pedroncelli)