Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi

Aaron Huntsman, left, and William Lee Jones, right, ride the grand marshals' float during the 3Wishes.com Fantasy Fest Parade Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Jones and Huntsman were selected to preside over the parade because of their contributions to lead the Florida Keys and Florida into same-sex marriage equality. The couple won a ruling from a Monroe County judge overturning Florida’s same-sex marriage ban, but is not wed yet because Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi appealed.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Same-Sex Marriage Pioneers Lead Key West’s Fantasy Fest Parade

At the forefront of Fantasy Fest’s Parade on Saturday were two fighters for same-sex marriage equality in the Florida Keys.

10/26/2014

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Florida Asks Court To Keep Marriage Ban In Place

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is asking a federal judge to keep the state’s ban on gay marriage in place despite a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.

10/24/2014

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Officials Appeal Gay-Marriage Rulings

Appeals were filed late Friday on several rulings that overturn the state’s ban on gay-marriage by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

09/12/2014

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Broward Judge Cancels Hearing On Same Sex Divorce

A Broward judge who ruled that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional cancelled a Wednesday hearing on whether to grant a final divorce to a gay couple.

09/10/2014

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Federal Judge Declares Florida’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional

A federal judge declared Thursday that Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. The judge joins four other judges in Florida counties who have sided with gay couples wanting to marry.

08/21/2014

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Lesbian Asks Broward Judge To Grant Divorce

A South Florida lesbian who wants to get married to her new partner needs a divorce from her former partner. However, she can’t be located and because Florida is constitutionally banned from recognizing the relationship, she can’t get divorced.

08/03/2014

Aaron Huntsman, left, and William Lee Jones, right, embrace during a celebration Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Jones and Hunstman and about 100 other people marked a  Florida Keys judge's ruling overturning Florida's ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday after a legal challenge. But an appeal by the Florida Attorney General's office changed the couple's plans to get married.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Florida Keys Residents Celebrate Gay Marriage Ruling

Nearly 100 people gathered in a Key West nightclub Thursday night to celebrate as a Florida Keys judge legalized same-sex marriage in Monroe County. The county encompasses the entire island chain.

07/17/2014

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Groups Defend Florida’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Some groups are defending Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

03/28/2014

Economy

Foreclosure Settlement Means Checks For Some Floridians

Some Floridians who lost their homes to foreclosure will receive a check as part of a national settlement with five major banks.

01/25/2014

A Death Row cell is 6 x 9 x 9.5 feet high. Florida State Prison also has Death Watch cells to incarcerate inmates awaiting execution after the Governor signs a death warrant for them. A Death Watch cell is 12 x 7 x 8.5 feet high. (Source: Department of Corrections)

Florida Trooper’s Killer Execution Rescheduled

An new execution date has been set for the South Florida drug trafficker convicted of killing a state trooper with a pipe bomb.

01/17/2014

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