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‘Bride,’ ‘groom’ to be eliminated from state’s marriage certificates

Catholic World News - November 30, 2012

Following the passage of same-sex marriage in the State of Washington, the terms “bride” and “groom” will be eliminated from the state’s marriage certificates.

A spokesman for the state health department said that the new terms will likely be either “spouse A” and “spouse B” or “person A” and “person B.”

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  • Posted by: extremeCatholic - Nov. 30, 2012 9:41 AM ET USA

    The groundwork for plural marriage: spouse C, spouse D, etc. And there are 26 letters in the Latin alphabet!

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