Deborah Watkins, left, and Anita Twiner of Long Beach apply for a marriage license at the Harrison County Courthouse in Gulfport on Monday June 29, 2015. On Thursday, Judge Carlton Reeves declared HB1523, a law many considered a reaction to gay marriage in Mississippi, unconstitutional.
Deborah Watkins, left, and Anita Twiner of Long Beach apply for a marriage license at the Harrison County Courthouse in Gulfport on Monday June 29, 2015. On Thursday, Judge Carlton Reeves declared HB1523, a law many considered a reaction to gay marriage in Mississippi, unconstitutional. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
Deborah Watkins, left, and Anita Twiner of Long Beach apply for a marriage license at the Harrison County Courthouse in Gulfport on Monday June 29, 2015. On Thursday, Judge Carlton Reeves declared HB1523, a law many considered a reaction to gay marriage in Mississippi, unconstitutional. John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com

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