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Democratic Representative Barney Frank has wed his longtime partner, James Ready, becoming the first sitting US congressman to enter into a same-sex marriage.
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick officiated the ceremony on Sunday and added some levity by saying Frank, 72, and Ready, 42, had vowed to love each other through Democratic and Republican administrations alike…
Frank, a Massachusetts Democrat and a former chairman of the powerful House Financial Services Committee, has been an openly gay congressman since the late 1980s.
In 2004, Massachusetts became the first state in the country where same-sex couples could be legally married…More than 18,000 same-sex couples have wed in Massachusetts since then.
Yes, some states in the Land of the Free allow more Freedom and Liberty than others.