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BREAKING: Same-Sex Couples Ask Federal Court To Rule On Florida Birth Certificate Lawsuit Without A Trial

Submitted by Brittany on December 9, 2015 - 2:35pm


Media Contacts:
NCLR: Erik Olvera | [email protected]
EQFL: Jim Harper | [email protected]

Same-Sex Couples Ask Federal Court to Order Florida State Officials to Treat Them Equally and List Both Parents on their Children’s Birth Certificates

BREAKING: NCLR and Equality Florida File Preliminary Injunction to Order Immediate Issuance of Birth Certificates!

Submitted by tyler on October 16, 2015 - 12:17pm

NCLR and Equality Florida Ask Federal Judge to Order
Immediate Issuance of Birth Certificates Acknowledging Same-Sex Spouses as Parents

(Tallahassee, FL, October 16, 2015)—Today, the same-sex couples who filed a federal lawsuit challenging Florida’s refusal to add both of their names to their children’s birth certificates asked the court for immediate protection for their families.

Rick Scott's signing of HB 7013 comes with a warning…

Submitted by tyler on June 18, 2015 - 5:51pm

Written by Carlos Guillermo Smith, Equality Florida's Public Policy Specialist

On June 11th, we received some pretty incredible news when Governor Rick Scott signed HB 7013 into law, and finally put an end to the 1977 ban on gay adoption ruled unconstitutional by our courts. Thanks to openly-gay State Representative David Richardson, who spearheaded the amendment that added the repeal language to an otherwise unrelated adoption bill, we can finally put this issue to rest... hopefully.