ACLU files suit seeking recognition of out-of-state marriages

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Committed, married same-sex couples shouldn’t have to choose between equality and living in their home state. At least that’s how one of eight same-sex couples who filed a lawsuit in federal court along with support from the American Civil Liberties Union feels.

The suit, filed March 12, challenges the State of Florida’s refusal to recognize each of the couples’ marriages, which were all legally conducted in states with marriage equality. With the fall of DOMA last summer, each one is now also recognized on a federal level.

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