Daly, not nightly
Daly, not nightly

[UPDATED:] Same-Sex Couples Must Wait Another 15 Hours to Wed in Orange County Than in LA

UPDATE: A California appeals court has banned gay weddings indefinitely while it considers whether Prop 8 is unconstitutional.

Barring court intervention, gay weddings will resume in California at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

The Los Angeles County Clerk, in preparation of a probable onslaught of marriage license requests by same-sex couples, extended hours Wednesday to 8 p.m.

As for Dean Logan's Orange County counterpart, Tom Daly?

Not so much.

The county clerk of Orange County tells the Orange County Register that one of his offices that issues marriage licenses closes at 4:30 p.m. and the other two call it at day at 4 p.m.

Thus, Daly said, neither will be open when the ban is lifted at 5 p.m.

However, Orange County's offices will be ready to start doling out marriage licenses to couples of all sexual stripes beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, vowed the former longtime Anaheim mayor.

That is, the clerk offices will unless an injunction barring nuptials for gay and lesbian Californians comes down between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday.

Not that Daly's offices would be open to know the difference.

Orange County couples can schlep over to LA County and wed, say La-La Land officials.


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