Pa. gay couple marries as county defies state ban - Article Photos 3/10

Ellen Toplin, left, and Charlene Kurland walk into a Montgomery County office to obtain a marriage license 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)