We came across this personal story about Sara and Jackie and their special day at our wedding chapel. Here's a small part of the article about their relationship and Ohio's continued battle for marriage equality.

For years, Sara Mahan talked with her longtime partner, Jackie Davison, about getting married.

Earlier this month, the Jackson Township couple visited Las Vegas while Davison attended a work conference. Their friends mentioned at dinner that 25 years ago, they had decided at the last minute that they were going to marry in Las Vegas.

Mahan and Davison knew that the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals had ruled in October that Nevada’s ban on gay marriage violated gay couples’ constitutional right to equal protection under the law and ordered Nevada to recognize gay marriages.

The couple made a spur-of-the-moment decision.

Mahan, 53, and Davison, 49, went to the Clark County Marriage License Bureau to fill out the paperwork.

On Nov. 5, a limo picked them up at their hotel and took them to the Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel. Davison’s colleagues served as witnesses as Mahan and Davison held hands and exchanged vows.

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