(The Hill) The defendant in last week's landmark Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage attended a gay wedding on Thursday.
Rick Hodges, the head of Ohio's Department of Health, was the named defendant in Obergefell v Hodges.
Hodges gave a Bible reading during a wedding between two male friends in Columbus, Ohio, according to The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
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"Steve's been my friend for 25 years, and I am looking forward to celebrating with him," Hodges said of the ceremony that saw his friends Steve George and Jeff Gatwood married.