Same Sex Marriage
Attorney General Pam Bondi filed papers opposing a gay South Florida woman’s bid to get a divorce from her former partner.
As the audience waited for the gubernatorial debate to begin, former Florida Governor Charlie Crist walked on stage without his opponent Florida Governor Rick Scott.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has asked the state’s Supreme Court to decide once and for all whether same sex marriages are legal in the Sunshine State.
The state of Florida has issued a death certificate to a Florida woman which is the first document issued by the state which recognizes the marriage of a same-sex couple.
Gay rights activists in Florida believe the United States Supreme Court on Monday sealed the deal for same sex marriage in the state.
By turning away appeals from a handful of states which wanted to prohibit same-sex unions, the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for an immediate expansion of gay 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.