Article Photos: Gay Washington state couples get marriage licenses 14/21

Amy Andrews, right, smiles as she wears a veil while standing in line with her partner Jeri Andrews while waiting to be among the first to be issued a marriage license to a same-sex couple, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Seattle. King County Executive Dow Constantine was to began issuing the licenses just after midnight, immediately upon certification of the November election that passed Referendum 74 allowing same-sex couples to wed. Amy Andrews wore the same veil during a symbolic, though not legal, marriage ceremony the couple had in 2011. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)