GREENVILLE, S.C. — Five same-sex couples have been turned down for marriage licenses in a South Carolina county.
The couples had expected their requests would be rejected Wednesday in Greenville County because the state’s ban on same-sex marriage still stands.
The couples are part of Campaign for Southern Equality’s “We Do” project. Supporters of gay marriage get together for a rally and request marriage licenses they know will be turned down. This was the third event in Greenville County. Similar events have been held across the South.
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