Crist urges Florida court to overturn marriage ban

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A Republican-turned-Democrat seeking to become Florida’s next governor is now calling on a state circuit court in Florida to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, despite having endorsed the same ban when he occupied the governor’s mansion years ago. Charlie Crist, who’s seeking once again to become Florida’s governor as a Democrat after he held the position as a Republican from 2007 to 2011, filed a friend-of-the-court brief on Friday before a Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court in Miami, which considering the constitutionality of the marriage ban in the case of Pareto v. Rubin. 

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