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Six Fla. Gay Couples Files Suit Against Marriage Ban

Six same-sex couples and Equality Florida Institute are filing a lawsuit against the state, contending Florida laws prohibiting the marriage of same sex couples violates the United States Constitution.

The couples are from Miami and nearby areas, according to a written statement. The lawsuit is in state court in Miami.

Their complaint contends Florida laws deny them the legal protections and “equal dignity” provided by having the freedom to marry.

Source: Tampa Bay Business Journal. Read full article. (link)

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