A state law signed June 24 by Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo went into effect at 12:01 on Sunday, allowing hundreds of couples statewide to tie the knot.
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Couples wait on line to enter into a same sex marriage on the first day ever in the state of New York at the Manhattan City ClerkÕs office at 141 Worth Street in New York City on July 24, 2011. UPI/John Angelillo
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