Article Photos: Pa. gay couple marries as county defies state ban 2/10

Ellen Toplin, right, and Charlene Kurland kiss as they obtain a marriage license at a Montgomery County office despite a state law banning such unions, Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Norristown, Pa.  The chairman of the Montgomery County commissioners, Democrat Josh Shapiro, said he supports same-sex marriage and was ready for the county to defend the stance in court.   (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)