Tag Archives: Defense of Marriage Act

State Organization Announces Plans to File Lawsuit Challenging Florida’s Same-Sex Marriage Laws

By on January 21st, 2014 | Last updated: January 23, 2014 at 1:24 pm

Equality Florida, a state organization advocate for LGBT rights, has partnered with six same-sex couples to challenge Florida’s same-sex marriage laws.

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In the News: Defense of Marriage Act, teachers with guns, GOP chairman sentenced, teens indicted on murder

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 4:43 pm

Justices hear arguments on Defense of Marriage Act – A majority of justices seemed wary of law denying federal benefits to gay spouses during the hearing on the Defense of Marriage Act, a law which defines marriage as the union […]

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In the News: Cold weather affects spring breakers, Levy County nuclear plant moves forward, Gov. Rick Scott demands investigation, Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage arguments

By on March 27th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 11:40 am

Cold weather leaves beaches empty during spring break, Levy County nuclear power plant plans continue forward, Gov. Rick Scott requests an investigation on the “Jesus”-stomping incident at Florida Atlantic University and the Supreme Court continues to hear arguments regarding the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act.

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Mar. 26, 2013: Afternoon News in 90

By on March 26th, 2013 | Last updated: April 4, 2013 at 2:42 pm

A video round-up of local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida.

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Stakes high for some as Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage cases

By on March 25th, 2013 | Last updated: March 27, 2013 at 9:28 am

Shawn Janetzke hopes to get married some day. The 19-year-old UF student identifies himself as gay and hopes the cases the Supreme Court is hearing this week will allow him to get married in the future.

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In the News: illegal fossils, Colombian government, Defense of Marriage Act, meningitis death, Nike drops Armstrong

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 9:38 am

Florida man charged in NYC with illegally importing dinosaur fossils from 2010 to 2012 – A Florida man has been charged with illegally importing fossils into the U.S. The charges, against Eric Prokopi, were announced Wednesday and the federal prosecutors […]

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