Couple urges Forum to allow same-sex marriage notices
A same-sex couple whose wedding announcement was turned away by The Forum told the editor Tuesday that the newspaper is on "the wrong side of history."
At the invitation of The Forum, Kelsey Smith, 27, Fargo, and Allison Johnson, 31, Austin, Texas, met with Editor Matthew Von Pinnon early Tuesday afternoon. They told him the paper's policy to refuse publication of same-sex wedding announcements is based in hatred and bias.
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