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Video: Man at center of Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling says he has Maryland to thank

Video: Man at center of Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling says he has Maryland to thank

Jim Obergefell, the Ohio man whose legal fight to have his name as the sole surviving spouse on his husband's death certificate led to today's Supreme Court decision validating same-sex marriage, said he has Maryland to thank.

In a video recorded back in April for advocacy group Equality Maryland, Obergefell, wearing a burgundy shirt with the group's "Mar'r'yland" across the front, recalls how he and his partner of two decades, John Arthur, who suffered from ALS, flew to Baltimore-Washington International in 2013 to have the ceremony performed because they could not get married in their home state and needed to accommodate Arthur's condition.

"When we wed,...

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