California Attorney General Kamala Harris Performs First Same-Sex Marriage Ceremony Earlier Today…

Sandy Stier, left, exchanges wedding vows with Kris Perry during a ceremony presided by California Attorney General Kamala Harris at City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, June 28, 2013. Stier and Perry, the lead plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court case that overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban, tied the knot about an hour after a federal appeals court freed same-sex couples to obtain marriage licenses for the first time in 4 1/2 years. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Since SCOTUS ruled that proponents of Proposition 8 did not have standing. The ceremony was between one of two couples whom successfully challenged the state’s Proposition 8 ban in court: Kris Perry and Sandy Stier. The normal 25 day waiting period was lifted when the 9th Circuit Court filing vacated a stay today and allowed the state to resume issuing same-sex marriage licenses.

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More details from the Bay Area affiliate of CBS News.

California Attorney General Kamala Harris Speaking In Support of the SCOTUS Rulings…

When the rulings came down, the flag went up at the CA AG’s website. Here is General Harris’s statement given during a presser.

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Her letter to Governor Brown can be read here.

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