When Governor Cuomo signed the Marriage Equality Act into law, it was set to go into effect 30 days later on July 24, a Sunday. As we reported yesterday, just when same-sex couples could actually get married was up for debate, because government offices are closed on Sundays and, as the NYCLU explained, couples normally have to wait 24 hours to get wed once their license is filed (unless a judge grants a waiver).

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