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If Gay Marriages are Allowed to Resume, WeHo Officials are Ready

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West Hollywood held a wedding park event the day gay marriage went into effect in June of 2008 (more photos here) | Photo by Tom Andrews/LAist

Federal Judge Vaughn Walker is expected to make his ruling on the stay on his Prop 8 order before noon today. Last week he ruled Prop 8, which banned gay marriage in California, as unconstitutional. But he stayed the order at the request of proponents who have appealed his ruling to higher courts.

If Walker lifts the stay, thus allowing gay marriages to resume, officials in West Hollywood are ready to start performing marriages at Kings Road Park, according to LGBT blogger Karen Ocamb. She warns, however, that couples must first a marriage license online and then head to the Beverly Hills Courthouse to pick it up. Couples can also get married at courthouses, but an appointment may be required.