Gay couple marries in Pa. county defying state ban on same-sex unions; 5 licenses issued

  • by: MARYCLAIRE DALE , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 24, 2013 - 7:25 PM

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Five same-sex couples obtained marriage licenses Wednesday in a suburban Philadelphia county defying a state ban on such unions, but the governor's spokesman said the local officials lack the power to suspend state law.

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