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Same-Sex Couple Asking To Wed Ask State’s Supreme Court To Hear Case

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.

07/28/2014

Aaron Huntsmanand Lee Jones wants to get married. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Same-Sex Marriage

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.

CBS4–07/28/2014

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Miami Judge Overturns State’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

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.

07/25/2014

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Thousands Of Petitions Call To Lift Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

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.

07/24/2014

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)

Stay On Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Not Lifted

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.

07/21/2014

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Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down In The Keys

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.

07/17/2014

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

Conservative groups target Clerk of Courts Harvey Ruvin. (Source: CBS4)

Conservative Groups Protest Marriage Equality Lawsuits

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.

06/30/2014

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Bondi Seeks To Extend Defense Of Gay-Marriage Ban

The state’s attorney general, on Tuesday, filed motions on two cases to defend the state’s ban on gay marriage.

06/24/2014

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Small Victory For Same-Sex Couples In Fort Lauderdale

A small victory for same-sex couples in Fort Lauderdale after city commission votes yes to gay marriage Tuesday night.

06/17/2014

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