Topics :: Florida

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down for Miami Area

Friday Jul 25, 2014
A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County,

Rubio Goes Full-Tilt Cultural Conservative

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida says supporters of gay marriage often show "intolerance" toward people like him who support heterosexual marriages.

Appeal Court Asked to Unblock Florida Gay Marriage

Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
Attorneys for a Florida Keys gay couple have turned to a state appeals court to lift a judge's order blocking them from getting married.

Fla. GOP Rep Backs Gay Marriage Despite Personal Support for 'Traditional' Marriage

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) announced his support for same-sex marriage on Monday even though he is Christian and believes in "traditional" marriage.

Judge Won't Lift Fla. Keys Gay Marriage Stay

By Curt Anderson | Tuesday Jul 22, 2014
A Florida Keys judge who last week ruled the state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional refused Monday to allow gay couples to begin marrying in Monroe County, citing a pending appeal by the state attorney general.

Judge Asked to Lift Fla. Keys Gay Marriage Stay

By Curt Anderson | Monday Jul 21, 2014
The attorney for a gay couple is asking a Florida Keys judge to lift a stay in his ruling that Florida's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

Ruling Allows Same-Sex Marriages for Florida Keys

By Curt Anderson | Thursday Jul 17, 2014
A judge in the Florida Keys overturned the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday after a legal challenge by gay couples said it effectively made them second-class citizens.

Greater Ft. Lauderdale Supports Repeal of Florida's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

By EDGE | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau today announced its unconditional support for the overturning of bans on same-sex marriage in Florida.

Anti-Gay Hate Group Calls on Fla. AG to Step Down in Marriage Ban Case

By EDGE | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
Claiming that she is not presenting a "vigorous defense" in the cases against Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage, Mat Staver of the SPLC designated anti-gay hate group Liberty Counsel, is calling for state Attorney General Pam Bondi to step down.

Hearing Wednesday on Challenge to Florida Gay Marriage Ban

Wednesday Jul 2, 2014
Attorneys for gay couples and the state of Florida are squaring off at a hearing on a lawsuit challenging Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.