Florida Same Sex Couples File Suit Against Marriage Ban
Florida is now the latest state facing challenges to gay marriage.
Six same-sex couples filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
Attorney Shannon Mintor with the National Center for Lesbian Rights said state laws should support all families.
"We believe the laws in Florida that ban same sex couples from marriage are really out of step from where most Floridians are today" Mintor said. "They're outdated they're discriminatory, they're unconstitutional and the community here has made the decision and we strongly agree that the time has come to challenge these laws in court."
The couples are all from Miami and surrounding neighborhoods. Four of the couples are raising children.
They all say they are fighting to have the same rights other families have.
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