Here is the background: Allison Johnson, 31, and Kelsey Smith, 27, plan to get married in New York on August 1st and have their reception in Fargo, ND on August 4th.
They asked that their wedding announcement be placed in their local ND paper called the "Fargo Forum". But were told that the newspaper does not allow for same-sex marriage announcements.
They have since taken to social media to drum up support for their cause. The backlash has been so grand that the paper is considering changing their policy.