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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

(Source: AP)

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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Hate Crimes Up Across Florida

Hate crimes were up across the state in 2012. According to the 2012 Hate Crimes in Florida Report released by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office, there was increase in hate crimes of 22 percent compared to the year earlier.

01/01/2014

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Holds News Conference At Biomedical Product Manufacturing

Fla. Governor & Attorney General Sued Over Public Records

A persistent critic of Gov. Rick Scott filed lawsuits on Monday accusing top Florida officials of flouting the state’s public records laws by failing to turn over emails and other documents.

11/25/2013

(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

High Court Slates Medical Marijuana Arguments For December

The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments Dec. 5 about whether a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana should go before voters in 2014.

CBS Miami–10/28/2013

(Source: www.myfloridalegal.com) Attorney General Pam Bondi

Bondi Fights Back Against Medical Marijuana Proposal

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi does not agree with a new proposal to make the use of medical marijuana legal in the state.

10/24/2013

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