Washington state Gov. Chris Gregoire is surrounded by legislators and others Monday as she signs into law a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. The law is to take effect June 7, but opponents are mounting a repeal effort. (Associated Press)

Washington state Gov. Chris Gregoire is surrounded by legislators and others Monday as she signs into law a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. The law is to take effect June 7, but opponents are mounting a repeal effort. (Associated Press)