Calif. marriage licenses up 250%
Calif. marriage licenses up 250%
Los Angeles Times
28 June 08 Same-sex unions boost California's June wedding average

Survey finds that more than two and a half times the usual number of couples were issued a license.

By Francisco Vara-Orta, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer

County clerks issued more than 8,500 marriage licenses in the first week same-sex marriage was legal in California, more than two and half times an average June week, a Times survey found.

The tally includes licenses issued to both same-sex and heterosexual couples, although county clerks in many locations indicated that the majority went to gay and lesbian couples.,0,7619425.story