Gay Marriage

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Supreme Court Takes On Gay Marriage Debate

The debate on gay marriage is all about the Constitution of the United States of America and if it supports same-sex couples’ right to marry. That’s what the Supreme Court must decide.

04/28/2015

(AP)

Senate Backs Adoption Incentives; Repeals Gay Adoption Ban

After an impassioned debate, the Florida Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would restore a popular adoption-subsidies program — while repealing a 38-year-old law that banned gay adoption.

04/14/2015

(Source: My33)

Focus on South Florida: Gay Marriage – Big Business

South Florida has long been a premier tourist destination for any number of reasons. Well now you can add gay destination weddings to that list. On Valentine’s Day last weekend— in honor of Broward County’s centennial and the recent rulings legalizing same sex marriage in Florida, the city of Wilton Manors hosted free marriage ceremonies for 100 people. We focus on this event in particular and the bigger picture of gay marriage as big business in Florida.

My TV 33–02/23/2015

The world's most recognized pastor, Joel Osteen, was in South Florida Friday night for his "A Night of Hope" event. (Source: CBS4)

One-On-One Interview With Pop Pastor Joel Osteen

The world’s most recognized pastor, Joel Osteen, was in South Florida Friday night.

02/06/2015

Dozens of same sex couples exchanged wedding vows and made their marriages legal making it a historic wedding day in Fort Lauderdale on February 5, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Dozens Of Gay Couples Marry In Fort Lauderdale Mass Ceremony

Dozens of same sex couples exchanged wedding vows and made their marriages legal making it a historic wedding day in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday.

02/05/2015

File photo of a person at a same-sex marriage rally. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lifting Gay Marriage Ban Allows Lesbian Couple To Be Parents

Now that same-sex couples can say their “I dos,” one infant will be able to call a lesbian couple her parents.

01/22/2015

Dozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach on January 3, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

High Court To Hear Gay Marriage Cases In April

Supreme Court justices said they will decide if same-sex couples around the nation will have the right to marry under the Constitution.

01/16/2015

Dozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach on January 3, 2015. (Source: CBS4)

Gay Marriage Another Win In Legal Career Fighting Status Quo

Bill Sheppard and his wife Betsy White spent seven hours on the road Saturday to watch their clients tie the knot at a small, poolside ceremony in the rural Panhandle community of Chipley.

01/15/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Gay Marriage in Florida

Jim examines the historic event of the past week and discusses what led up to Florida’s legalization of gay marriage.

CBS4–01/12/2015

Ozzie Russ and Stephen Schlairet feed one of their horses on their Washington County farm near Chipley. (Source: Tom Urban/NSF)

Cowboy Wedding Brings Tears, Laughter

Wearing cowboy boots and bolo ties, Steve Schlairat and Ozzie Russ exchanged wedding vows as they stood beside two saddles perched atop bales of hay on a chilly Saturday afternoon with friends and family looking on.

01/10/2015

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