Same-sex weddings in Wash. to begin on Sunday - Article Photos 2/3

Laurie Johnson and Margaret Witt celebrate attaining their marriage license on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at the Spokane County Courthouse in Spokane, Wash. Washington state now joins several other states that allow gay and lesbian couples to wed. Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a voter-approved law legalizing gay marriage. Because the state has a three-day waiting period, the earliest that weddings can take place is Sunday. (AP Photo/The Spokesman-Review, Dan Pelle) COEUR D'ALENE PRESS OUT