[JURIST] Six same-sex couples and the Equality Florida Institute [advocacy website] filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF; press release] in a Florida state court on Tuesday seeking to overturn the state's ban on same-sex marriage marriage. The lawsuit argues that Florida's marriage laws violate the US Constitution by denying same-sex couples the legal protections and equal dignity that having the freedom to marry provides. "Today the majority of Floridians stand with us as we take this historic step toward marriage equality...

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