An Antigonish County couple had a very white wedding earlier on Saturday when a snowstorm trapped people temporarily at their wedding ceremony.
Jeremy Landry tied the knot with Sarah Isherwood at 2 pm on Saturday and the reception was held at St. Joseph’s Lakeside Community Centre, around fifteen kilometers from Town of Antigonish.
Dinner began at 6 pm and by 9 pm, around sixty centimeters snow had fallen on the street. The idea of having all stay overnight at the centre was thought about, but in the end decided against. Heavy snowfall meant cars parked outside the centre were buried. Landry told that all one could see was just windows and mirrors.
Then Landry went home to get his pickup truck — which has a plow – then he started plowing out his wedding guests. He told that it was snowing really hard. It became beep. He cleared the parking area and after that plowed a part of the highway.
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A judge in the state of Washington fined a florist US$ 1000 earlier on Friday after she denied to sell flower arrangements for a gay wedding, said the officials. Bob Ferguson, the Washington State Attorney General, who along with the pair — Curt Freed and Robert Ingersoll — sued florist Barronelle Stutzman in the words 2013, applauded the ruling.
Ferguson said that his main aim has always been to end illegal discrimination, he is very pleased that today’s ruling clearly prohibits discrimination against same-sex couples. On Friday, the order of Benton County Superior Court Judge Alexander Ekstrom’s also stops Stutzman and her Richland shop named Arlene’s Flowers, from offering services and goods to straight couples who also are not made available to same-sex pair, said the statement.
Also, Stutzman was needed to pay US$1 in court charges. Freed and Ingersoll were longtime customers of Stutzman’s shop, and they asked her to offer decorations for their marriage ceremony 2 years earlier, after the state’s legalization of the same-sex wedding. Stutzman stated that her Christian beliefs stopped her from selling flowers for the gay marriage, citing her connection “with Jesus Christ,” as per the court documents. Read more »