Charlie Crist files legal brief in support of same-sex marriage in Florida

June 27, 2014

By Mitch Perry

On the eve of Pride weekend, Charlie Crist has filed an amicus brief (a/k/a/ friend of the court) in support of the marriage equality lawsuit set for a hearing next week in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court in Miami.



"As former governor, and as someone who previously supported this measure, Charlie Crist's words matter a great deal,” said Nadine Smith, CEO of Equality Florida, which issued a press release this afternoon announcing the move. “He has taken the same journey the majority of Floridians have taken in realizing that this ban serves no purpose but to disparage and discriminate against gay couples and our children."

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