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Same-sex marriage

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Groups Defend Florida’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

MIAMI (AP) — A coalition of black and Hispanic civil rights groups and pastors is challenging the grounds of a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage. The groups said Friday […]

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

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Fla. Lawmaker Proposes Ban Of All Marriages Under Age 16

A Florida lawmaker has introduced legislation to scrap a law allowing youths 15 or younger to get married if they are expecting or already have a child, with the proposal citing that “marriage is an adult responsibility.”

03/19/2014

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Condo Association Refuses Property Sales To Any Couples ‘Living In Sin’

A local condominium association refuses to allow prospective residents to purchase a condo if they are not husband and wife.

08/13/2013

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Florida’s Crist Officially Becomes Democrat

Former GOP Governor Charlie Crist is officially a Democrat.

12/13/2012

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Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

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Opinion: Chick-fil-A Doesn’t Belong In Politics

What was Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy thinking when he thought that anyone cares about what he thinks about same-sex marriage? Whatever Cathy’s reasoning, he has a lot to learn about the separation of his business and the unnecessary preaching of his morality.

07/26/2012

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A Lesbian Custody Battle Could Go to Florida Supreme Court

A custody battle between two lesbian former partners could be decided by the Florida Supreme Court.

CBS Tampa–02/16/2012

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Couple wins once-in-a-century wedding on 11-11-11

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — On Friday — 11-11-11 — Sheila Barnett and Melissa Patrick will walk down an aisle and stand in front of a giant, crescent-shaped window at the Crowne Plaza in Manhattan, […]

CBS Tampa–11/11/2011