The onetime Republican presidential candidate credits President Obama with winning minority voters over to marriage equality.
The minister and his partner were arrested for trespassing after they refused to leave the clerk's office without a marriage license.
In a 3-2 vote, Senate Bill 11 passed the Senate Judiciary Committee after nearly five hours of public testimony.
Mayors for the Freedom to Marry celebrates its first anniversary with 291 members.
Business leaders including Laura Ricketts call for marriage equality.