LISTEN: Edie Windsor's Message for Fla. Gov. Rick Scott

October 31, 2014
Advocate

Written by: SUNNIVIE BRYDUM 

The woman whose lawsuit effectively dismantled the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, clearing the way for the federal government to recognize same-sex marriage, has a few words for one Republican governor stubbornly refusing to let marriage equality come to his state.

Edie Windsor, the 85-year-old widow who successfully sued the U.S. government after it refused to recognize her marriage to her late wife, Thea Syper, has written a letter to Florida governor Rick Scott. And to really get at the heart of the matter, the mild-mannered widow has teamed up with Equality Florida to record a reading of her letter, published to YouTube Tuesday.

 

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