Dallas Gay Couple Arrested Again After Seeking Marriage License

BY Diane Anderson-Minshall

August 05 2012 11:58 AM ET

Jiminez and Chandler in protest in Dallas

A gay couple in Dallas is pulling out all the stops to push the marriage equality agenda in Texas. Beau Chandler and Mark "Major" Jiminez were arrested  arrested on July 5 for criminal trespass after applying for a marriage license. They met with supporters and had their first court appearance on August 2, according to the Dallas Voice.

After their court appearnace, the couple returned to the Crowley Courts Building to apply for a marriage license, according to WFAA TV. After the two were again denied a marriage license, they began a sit-in.

Jiminez told reporters, "How is our marriage going to affect your life? When you're sitting down to the dinner table, how is the fact that we're married going to affect your life, at all? It's not! So why are you worried about it?"

Police arrested Jiminez again for tresspassing, according to WFAA.

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