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Gay Couples Argue For Inclusion On Birth Certificates

Saying Florida can’t choose among the “constellation of benefits” available to same-sex couples, attorneys this week filed a document asking a federal judge to require the state to allow married gay couples to put both parents’ names on children’s birth certificates.

08/25/2015

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

Gay Couples Sue Florida Over Names On Birth Certificates

Gay couples in Florida are suing the state saying hospitals will not list both same-sex parents on birth certificates since the Bureau of Vital Statistics wont allow it.

08/13/2015

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Group Wants Tax Exempt Protection After Marriage Ruling

A Christian group is urging Governor Rick Scott and Republican legislative leaders to pass a measure that it says would help protect the tax-exempt status of churches that refuse to perform same-sex marriages.

07/22/2015

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

State Ends Appeal In Same-Sex Marriage Case

Florida dismissed an appeal in a legal battle over same-sex marriage, three weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled same-sex couples have the right to marry.

07/18/2015

Celebrants wave a circular rainbow flag on Duval Street in Key West, Fla., Friday, June 26, 2015, following a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that same-sex couples have the right to marry nationwide. The flag is an internationally recognized symbol of gay and lesbian unity. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Key West Celebrates Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Several hundred people celebrated in Key West Friday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex couples have the right to marry nationwide.

06/26/2015

Same sex marriage ban (Source: CBS4)

South Florida Reacts To Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling

For many across the country, the Supreme Court’s historic gay marriage ruling is a reason for triumph and celebration, for others, the ruling is a disappointment.

06/26/2015

<> on January 6, 2015 in Miami, Florida.

Supreme Court Overturns Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

South Florida same sex couples who are, or get, married will now have that marriage recognized by every state in the union.

06/26/2015

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Senate Scuttles ‘Conscience Protection’ Bill

A controversial bill that would allow private adoption agencies to refuse to place children with same-sex couples appears ready to die Friday with the end of the regular legislative session.

04/30/2015

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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

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

Appeals Court Backs Divorce For Same-Sex Couple

Rejecting arguments by Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office, an appeals court Friday ruled that a same-sex couple married in Massachusetts can get a divorce in Florida.

04/24/2015

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