LAS VEGAS — Clark County has hit the 1,000 mark in issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Las Vegas residents Christopher Barnson and Daryl Reed received the 1,000th license for same-sex couples, with wedding rings already on their fingers. They said Wednesday that they plan to get married later this month.
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Las Vegas bills itself as the marriage capital of the world. Same-sex couples made up a little more than 10 percent of couples who obtained marriage licenses around the state in the week after the gay marriage ban was dissolved in Nevada.
Same-sex marriage became legal in Nevada on October 9, 2014.
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