Fayetteville editor addresses complaints about page one same-sex ceremony photo

“Some people have questioned the particular photo we used with the story, which depicts the couple kissing under crossed sabers,” writes Fayetteville Observer executive editor Michael Adams. “To those, I respond that no photo tells the story more clearly. The kiss under the sabers is a staple picture from military weddings.”

* Editor’s note: About our coverage of the Fort Bragg ceremony (fayobserver.com)
* Fort Bragg chapel holds first same-sex ceremony (245 comments) (fayobserver.com)
* Read comments on the newspaper’s Facebook page (facebook.com)
* Check out the photo on Sunday’s front page (PDF) (newseum.org)