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Making a statement » Mitchell encourages couples to do what feels most comfortable.
"The worst feeling is when any couple, gay or straight, going into a wedding, feels the pressure to do something that they don’t feel a connection to."
For Bauer and Robotti, that meant honoring same-sex marriage as an institution. With a federal judge as their officiant, Bauer said one of their readings was a majority U.S. Supreme Court opinion that struck down a portion of the Defense of Marriage Act.
"We also took a moment of silence to recognize all of the work that people have done who came before us to make our wedding day possible," Bauer said.
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