Equality Florida group celebrates judge's gay marriage ruling

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By Ashley Harding


After a judge in the Florida Keys overturned the state's ban on gay marriage, same-sex marriage supporters in Jacksonville claimed victory Thursday night.

Members and supporters of Equality Florida shared their joy and support Thursday night in Avondale, after the Monroe County judge ruled the gay marriage ban unconstitutional.Thursday's ruling is the first in a number of lawsuits aimed at legalizing gay marriage across the state of Florida. Shortly after the judge ruled, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi filed an immediate notice of appeal to the ruling.

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