Same-sex marriage case could head to Florida’s Supreme Court

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MIAMI (AP) – Attorneys for two Key West men challenging the state’s ban on same-sex marriage want the Florida Supreme Court to take up the case.

The lawyers representing the Monroe County couple filed a motion July 28¬†asking that the 3rd District Court of Appeal certify the case to the state’s highest court.

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Utah couples who married could see benefits soon

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – More than 1,000 gay and lesbian couples who married in Utah after the state same-sex marriage ban was overturned could get benefits in 10 days after a favorable ruling from a federal appeals court.

Five months after the ban was struck down, a different federal judge in May ruled the state must lift its ban on benefits – such as child custody – for same-sex couples.

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