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New York City Offices Will Be Open On Sunday For Gay Marriages

The city clerk?s offices in New york will open on Sunday for gay marriages, judges will be there to officiate weddings after couples receive marriage licenses.

Reuters reports:

New York City will open its clerk’s offices on Sunday, July 24, to allow same-sex couples to wed on the first day the state’s gay marriage bill goes into effect, officials said on Wednesday.

City clerk’s offices in the five boroughs of New York normally are closed on weekends, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that for this special occasion they will be open.

“This is a historic moment for New York, a moment many couples have waited years and even decades to see — and we are not going to make them wait one day longer than they have to,” Bloomberg said in a statement.

City Clerk Michael McSweeney added that his office expected “large numbers of people on the first day.”

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