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Oregon County Halts All Weddings

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Oregon County Halts All Weddings

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Oregon County Halts All Weddings

Oregon County Halts All Weddings

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Following a threat of legal action, the commissioners of Benton County, Ore., decide not to issue marriage licenses to gay couples until a court rules on whether same-sex marriages are legal in the state. But county commissioners say they won't issue licenses to heterosexual couples, either. Kristian Foden-Vencil of Oregon Public Broadcasting reports.

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