NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gay couples have applied for marriage licenses in a project coordinated by the Tennessee Equality Project.
In at least three counties, couples made the request on Wednesday and were told Tennessee law doesn't recognize same-sex marriages.
The Tennessean reported Will Peyton and Jef Laudieri of Nashville left the Davidson County Courthouse empty handed.
Stephanie Shelton and Lisa Cross of Mt. Juliet tried unsuccessfully to get a marriage license in Wilson County.
Amy Barton, and Lyndsay Gray walked away from the clerk's office without an application on Wednesday, according to The Commercial Appeal. So did Aaron Thompson and Chris Snow.
The requests follow the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that gives gay couples who are legally married in states that allow it equal federal footing with all other married Americans.
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