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After Same-Sex Marriage Ruling, A Rush To Get Marriage Licenses

Carmelita Cabello, left, and her partner of 31 years, Jaque Roberts, right, arrive at the Travis County building for a marriage license after hearing the Supreme Court ruling that grants same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Austin, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)
Carmelita Cabello, left, and her partner of 31 years, Jaque Roberts, right, arrive at the Travis County building for a marriage license after hearing the Supreme Court ruling that grants same-sex couples the right to marry nationwide, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Austin, Texas. (Eric Gay/AP)

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson is broadcasting today from Texas, the biggest state in the country that had not yet legalized same-sex marriage.

Right now, there is a lot of action at courthouses across the state, as gay and lesbian couples rush in to get marriage licenses. Joey Palacios, a reporter at Texas Public Radio, is at the courthouse in San Antonio and describes the scene.

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