Same-sex couples in Lane County took advantage of a federal ruling Monday legalizing gay marriage in the state.
KLCC’s Jes Burns reports from the county building in downtown Eugene, where Dozens of same-sex couples lined up to apply for marriage licenses.
Supporters handed out bouquets of flowers to the excited couples, many of whom left work early to go to the County Clerk’s Office.
“It’s lunch hour.”
Pam Irwin and Barb Bellows have been together for 11 years. Bellows was anxiously watching for the ruling.