Capital vs. Capitol…

October 5, 2009
Court to hear gay divorce in Texas, despite gay marriage ban

The District of Columbia city council voted on May 5 to recognize same-sex marriages performed in states where those unions are legal, even although gay marriages cannot be conducted in Washington D.C., the U.S. capitol.

You mean “capital” not “capitol.”

Yes. A number of readers pointed this out to us. They shouldn’t need to. This building in the photo is a capitol. We corrected: GBU Editor.

REUTERS photo by Hyungwon Kang

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