When the Jackson County recorder of deeds began issuing same-sex marriage licenses Friday, Robert Gann (left) and John Kenny Rodricks (right) were first in line. Vernon Scoville, a retired associate circuit judge, officiated the ceremony in the legislative chambers of the county courthouse.
When the Jackson County recorder of deeds began issuing same-sex marriage licenses Friday, Robert Gann (left) and John Kenny Rodricks (right) were first in line. Vernon Scoville, a retired associate circuit judge, officiated the ceremony in the legislative chambers of the county courthouse. JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star
When the Jackson County recorder of deeds began issuing same-sex marriage licenses Friday, Robert Gann (left) and John Kenny Rodricks (right) were first in line. Vernon Scoville, a retired associate circuit judge, officiated the ceremony in the legislative chambers of the county courthouse. JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star

Same-sex marriages begin in Jackson County after U.S. judge finds state ban unconstitutional

November 07, 2014 11:57 AM