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Friday, March 26, 2004

The town that outlawed marriage
(Filed: 27/03/2004)
Corvallis, a quiet college town in rural Oregon, is the perfect spot for a wedding. From its Victorian courthouse to its cake shops and quaint tree-lined streets, it is an idyllic setting for an American country marriage. Or rather, it was. This week, Corvallis and the surrounding Benton County made legal history when its authorities stopped issuing marriage licences to any couples - heterosexual or homosexual.


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