Latest News Wires Miami-Dade judge rules Fla. ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional

Agreeing with an earlier ruling by a judge in Monroe County, a Miami-Dade judge ruled Friday Florida's ban on same-sex marriage served only to discriminate against same-sex couples. Both ruling are expected to face appeals.

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A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County, agreeing with a judge in another county who made a similar ruling last week. Still, no marriage licenses will be issued for gay couples in either county any time soon to allow for appeals.