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Same-sex marriage change hasn't impacted Cheyenne Co.

Forms were updated, but there hasn’t been any applications filed


On June 26, the Supreme Court ruled by a 5 to 4 vote that the Constitution now guarantees the right to same-sex marriages in all 50 states.

According to Cheyenne County Clerk Beth Fiegenschuh, same-sex couples wishing to obtain a marriage license still go through the original process for an application.

“They did amend the marriage license,” Fiegenschuh said. “It now says ‘groom party A’ and ‘bride party B,’ but it is the same application process.”

So far in Cheyenne County, Fiegenschuh said there has not been any same-sex marriage license applicants or marriages.

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