With gay marriage officially legal in the nation's capital as of this morning, same-sex couples flocked to the D.C. Superior Court to apply for their marriage licenses. The National Law Journal's Diego Radzinschi was on hand to photograph scenes from the historic day.
Reverend Rob Schenck of the Faith and Action Ministry reads from the Bible in protest of gay marriage outside the court. Reverend Schenck was one of a handful of unaffiliated people who stood outside the court to protest, including two members of the Westboro Baptist church.
Morgan Murphy holds a sign in support of gay couples outside the court. Mrs. Murphy, who is not gay, and her partner, Todd Williamson, boycotted marriage for 16 years but today felt it was finally alright to get their marriage license.