U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle ruled today that Florida's gay marriage ban violates the Constitution 14th Amendment's guarantees of equal protection and due process. The federal judge's ruling follows similar rulings by state judges in four separate counties. However, like those rulings, Hinkle immediately stayed his decision.
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Thus, same-sex couples in Florida will still have to wait for further court decisions before getting those marriage licenses.More »