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First same-sex couple married in Delaware

July 1, 2013 at 1:04 PM   |   Comments

WILMINGTON, Del., July 1 (UPI) -- Delaware state Sen. Karen Peterson and her partner Vikki Bandy became the first same-sex couple to be married in the state of Delaware Monday morning.

Protesters and supporters gathered outside Carvel State Office Building in Wilmington Monday morning as Peterson and Brandy were married inside, The News Journal, Wilmington, Del., reported.

"This is it," said New Castle County Clerk of the Peace Ken Boulden.

Protesters included members of the Westboro Baptist Church from Topeka, Kan., which also planned to protest in Dover Monday.

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