Same-sex marriage in Florida. It named Miami-Dade County Clerk Harvey Ruvin as defendant because his office had refused to issue marriage licenses to the couples. Same-sex marriage banned prior to federal court decision. Inthe Florida Legislature overwhelmingly adopted its own Defense of Marriage Actwhich states marriage is the "union between one man and one woman" and bars the state from recognizing same-sex marriages performed in other states. If each spouse is the legal parent, time sharing between parents will be easier to resolve. Cloud  St.
Notes Performed in 17 states and Mexico Cityand recognized by all states in such cases Performed in the Netherlands proper, including the Caribbean Netherlands.
Let Florida Supreme Court decide same-sex marriage now". Florida Statutes - law passed in Florida Statutes, Archived from the original on January 8, January 9,
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