Same Sex Marriage
A Broward judge who ruled that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional cancelled a Wednesday hearing on whether to grant a final divorce to a gay couple.
Amid the same-sex marriage debate, there is also debate over same-sex divorce.
The Broward County commission has unanimously passed a resolution in support of same sex marriage. The move comes on the heels of four judges (Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach counties) who issued rulings which declared the state’s ban of same sex marriage unconstitutional.
After four county judges issued rulings which overturn Florida’s ban on same-sex marriages, the state’s attorney general has a message for any other judges considering doing the same. Hold off for now.
A Palm Beach County judge ruled Florida’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional on Tuesday.
For the third time in less than a month, a judge has struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. The Broward County Circuit Judge ruled Monday that Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
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.
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.
Aaron Huntsman and William Lee Jones planned on marrying Tuesday in Key West after a judge ruled in their favor—overturning Florida’s voter-approved constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage—but that won’t happen just yet as the motion was denied Monday.