The Key West same-sex couple who filed a lawsuit in Monroe County to be allowed to marry is asking the Third District Court of Appeal to fast track their case to Florida’s Supreme Court.
The fight for marriage equality rages on in Florida. It’s been a rollercoaster ride the past few weeks for gay marriage advocates. It began when a circuit judge ruled that Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and that marriage licenses could be issued beginning July 22. We focus on the latest developments through the eyes of the gay couple leading the fight to marry.
Agreeing with another judge in the Keys who made a similar ruling last week, a Miami judge overturned Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County Friday.
Thousands of signed petitions were delivered to the Florida Attorney General’s Office Thursday morning asking her to drop the state’s legal challenges holding up gay marriage in the state.
The attorney for a gay couple asked a Florida Keys judge to lift a stay in his ruling that Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. The motion was denied.
A Monroe County judge, on Thursday, overturned Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage after a legal challenge by gay couples said the ban effectively made them second-class citizens.
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.
Conservative groups gathered Monday on the steps of the Miami-Dade County Courthouse to speak about the pending lawsuit filed by six same-sex couples in Florida.
The state’s attorney general, on Tuesday, filed motions on two cases to defend the state’s ban on gay marriage.
A small victory for same-sex couples in Fort Lauderdale after city commission votes yes to gay marriage Tuesday night.