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Broward Judge Rules Florida Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

 
Posted August 4th, 2014 @ 4:08pm

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PROGRESS! Better late than never.

Circuit Judge Dale Cohen out of Broward County has ruled that Florida's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional. This is the third in a string of events that have seen progress in equal rights in the state of Florida; however, this is the first that requires the state to recognize a same-sex union performed in another state.

In recent weeks, a Monroe County Judge and a Miami-Dade County Judge made similar rulings, however, those only cover local marriages and cannot be acted upon during the appeals process.

Read all of the details of this story from the Orlando Sentinel  

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